Resources for realizing 2016 your resolutions

How do you complete that sentence? Do you resolve to improve management skills? Increase employee morale? Achieve more balance between work and personal time? Or even that old standby-lose weight and get healthier. As you embrace the New Year, here are some opportunities to help realize resolutions.

Findley Davies is offering a free webinar Jan. 14 to help employers brush up on employee benefits for the New Year. The webinar will address required documents and disclosures required for employee benefit plans to comply with ERISA and Internal Revenue Code regulations. First Aid for Employee Benefit Plans will feature Jason Rothman, a senior consultant and member of the Technical Resources Practice Group at Findley Davies.

If you resolve to get your workforce healthier, you've got company and lots of help. Several central Ohio nonprofits are among those offering workplace wellness programs to benefit waist lines and bottom lines of employers and their employees.

Tourism Ohio has a whole menu of activities and in-state destinations to help fulfill New Year's resolutions. The program of Ohio's Development Services Agency supports Ohio's $40 billion tourism industry.

Planning an in-state getaway is a great way to get your team focused on 2016 goals for your business or workplace. See our January issue recommendations for retreat and team-building getaway locations.

Get ready to meet 2016 financial goals by catching the latest predictions for central Ohio's business climate when the Columbus Metropolitan Club hosts Regionomics owner Bill Lafayette for his annual Annual Blue Chip Economic Forecast at the Athletic Club of Columbus on Jan. 6.

While looking forward to success in 2016, take a minute to review the region's record-setting accomplishments with Columbus 2020's summary of a great 2015.

Happy New Year from Columbus CEO!