I struggle with new year resolutions. When setting goals, I am overly optimistic and ambitious. At the end of the year, when I review my goals, I realise I was not able to honour them.
The same was true of 2020. What a year it has been! Who would have thought we would find ourselves dealing with a global pandemic of such biblical proportions! To be honest, I struggle with my privilege of being minimally affected by it all. I am lucky to work at Unilever, where I have a very rewarding job and amazing colleagues. I am also thankful that my wife and I are healthy, and our families are mostly unaffected by the virus. However, I am aware of so many colleagues and friends that have lost loved ones or are directly affected by this pandemic. The scale is truly astounding.
I am trying to make more of an effort this year. While I have a larger to-do list, I will be happy if I can continue doing three things in 2021:
Enough about me. Here is wishing you and yours a safe and very successful new year!