Welcome to 2019!
Not only does the start of a New Year allow us to look back on the past and learn from the steps we’ve taken, it also empowers us to look forward and make larger strides toward progress in the year ahead.
Here are just some of the Seafoam team’s professional New Year’s resolutions for 2019:
I look forward to completing the first version of our new marketing software that transforms the way we innovate and communicate with our clients.
I think in 2019, my personal goal is to take Seafoam to the next level (with the help of some people WAY smarter than me. Looking at you Nikki and Brian). I think this coming year is all about professional growth and creating interesting solutions. Last year, as we bumped into challenges, we looked for existing solutions to help solve our problems. 2019 will be the year that we make our own solutions, not only in terms of software but in how we handle everything we do. I hope to help the team stretch their creative muscles beyond anything we have ever done before to try new things and create cool stuff.
In 2018, I was lucky enough to meet a partner in crime who would help Seafoam take our video content strategy above and beyond previous iterations. This year, I really want to put our creativity and our new equipment to the test. We have some cool video projects in the pipeline for 2019, and we can’t wait to show them off!
My broad professional New Year’s resolution doesn’t change much from year to year. I just want to constantly stay on top of digital trends and continue to learn new tactics, software, programming languages, etc. to make Seafoam the best it can be.
This year I want to dedicate more time to working with cutting edge tools and data to make sure our clients’ sites are providing the best possible user experience.
This year, I want to be more intentional about my professional development, whether it’s taking notes on marketing best practices or spending time reflecting on what’s worked and what hasn’t in my content writing.
(Ashlee was on vacation when the team provided their professional New Year’s resolutions. This article will be updated with Ashlee’s response in the future.)
I plan to dedicate more time to professional development, such as taking the time to read more books on sales and sales relationships and attending more networking events around the St. Louis area.
I want to be more confident and assertive in the things I know. I also want to be more analytical in my role, meaning I do more research on the “why” behind my work, in addition to being creative.
My goal for this year is to become a more valuable resource to both the team and our clients. I want to run out of questions for Brian and have answers to everyone else’s questions in my continuing quest to develop professionally.