The new year offers workers a reference point to evaluate the past year and plan for progress, experts say. Here are 13 ways workers can set themselves up for success at the beginning of the year. Reestablish your boundaries. Articulate your goals and make them as actionable as possible. Assess your priorities and focus on what’s important. Communicate your intentions. Evaluate your productivity. Break down how you want to spend your time across career and continuous education, family and friends, spiritual and religious perspectives, health, fun and social responsibility. Leverage digital tools. Plan for time off. Reconnect with your professional network. Update your résumé. Adjust your notifications to reduce distractions. Clean up your desktop, archive projects and organize your email. Start your day or week by spending the first 15 minutes creating a priority list for important work.

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