You can't wish your ideal life into existence. Real change takes hard work and a concerted effort to get things done. If you feel that you didn't hit all your goals in 2018, use the New Year as a clean slate to transform your life and your approach to productivity to achieve the milestones you've set for yourself.
Don't know where to begin? Start by watching Ted Talks, where experts share powerful insights and strategies on topics like time management and efficiency.
To help you hit the ground running in 2019, CNBC Make It has compiled a list of five Ted Talks that will inspire you to make the changes you need to reach your goals: