Regardless of your current profession, you can change to another if you truly understand these 5 requirements for a successful career change and put in the effort to ensure a smooth transition.
Have you ever felt like you were driving through your life or your career with the emergency brake on? It feels as if no matter how hard you work at something, you’re simply not progressing as quickly as you’d like? Today, I want to talk about a daily exercise I’ve practiced religiously—visualization. And, provide some insight into how to visualize your way to success. Five minutes of this every day will improve your life dramatically.
I thought it’d be fun to share a few non-compensation factors I consider more beneficial over the course of an entire career. Even if compensation were extremely important to you, I’m suggesting these 9 career opportunities would be worth a pay cut because the return on their investment should be far greater than short-term cash.
I’ve heard singers and songwriters share stories regarding how they produce their best songs when they channel their pain. Well, I can’t carry a tune to save my life, but I can write. I thought why not just go with that? What are some of the greatest, most painful mistakes I’ve ever made? Here are a few of my self-inflicted doozies—the ones you simply can’t simulate from someone else’s translation. Feel free to hurry up and make them. The sooner you do, the more time you’ll have to enjoy life!
Careers limp along or are dismantled because of behaviors, not decisions. You might fall into the trap of thinking you made a poor choice here or joined the wrong company there. Others endlessly ponder position changes or promotions they forwent. I assure you, those mini decisions (as major as you think they are) cause minor-league damage compared to the big boy stuff I’m about to share.
Found the right profession and love your employer? (Only 10% of employed people do.) Can’t seem to accelerate your career at the speed you’d like? You are likely committing some, if not all, of these career killers.
Most people don't realize they are making career mistakes that will cost them advancement and happiness. Don't be one of them!
Are you a server? Athlete? Salesperson? Recruiter? Doesn’t matter. I’d like to share something I’ve learned during my almost three-decade career, much of which has been as a business owner. These lessons will help you dominate in your profession irrespective of your particular vocation. Before we get to that, there is one
If you managed to make it this far into the post, I will stroll all the way to the edge of the limb and guess you’ve heard this song before. I’ll also wager one of my two dogs that you require no explanation regarding how you might benefit from reading the rest.
Fear is learned. If you need proof, simply look at a child. Youths are unknowingly courageous in everything they do—until taught not to be. Elders smother them daily with “helpful” expressions of the “be careful” or “please ask permission first” variety that eventually roll into “you better not receive a B grade”