This time each year, many of us reflect upon our accomplishments and identify areas for self-improvement, whether it's to eat better, exercise more, or simply cut out some bad habits. Great ambitions, but not always great results. The same might be said for New Year's resolutions around career success. Many of us set professional goals but struggle to fulfill them.
Don't let past regrets or fear of failure hold you back. Richard Chambers believes it's important to always set our sights high, but that doesn't mean they cannot also be realistic and achievable. He writes about five New Year's resolutions that can raise the bar for internal auditors and the professional in general for 2015 that can be achieved by any reasonably motivated internal auditor.