Your comfort zone is a dangerous place to be, it is where everything is wonderful, everything is familiar, and things are working well. So why is it dangerous? Because it keeps you inside the box where the world you know is familiar and there are no risks, as everything is tried and tested.
Impatient people interrupt, finish other people’s sentences when they hesitate, ask people to hurry, urge people to finish and get to the point. All these behaviors of impatient people intimidate, irritate and demotivate others.
Going by the popular sentiment and all the reports, it seems certain that more jobs will be created in 2015 and newer opportunities will come to the table for all of us. New year is also the time for making new resolutions, more often than not, only few of us will make a pointed effort to sharpen their career and take benefit of the impending opportunity.
Steve could look at things differently and question why was it that way, he always believed in simplifying things and getting the past the usual no, which comes first. While developing I pod, he designed most of the applications to start working in three clicks, rather than making his customers go through the maze.
Buffet says, ?Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get. I won the ovarian lottery the day I was born and so did all of you. We?re all successful, intelligent, educated. To focus on what you don?t have is a terrible mistake. With the gifts all of us have, if you are unhappy, it?s your own fault.?
Whether you are a newbie or a pro in your profession, having a mentor will definitely help you to propel your career trajectory. A mentor is someone who ?shows you the ropes ? and helps you in navigating the corporate maze without getting bruised or disheartened. Oprah Winfrey says, ? A mentor is someone who allows you to see the light inside yourself.?
Careers are fragile and small mistakes done repeatedly can chip away any edge that you have built painstakingly. Building a career is like running a marathon , where you need to be in the race for the longer haul and each step counts.
Generating results and timely delivery of assignments are one of the two biggest factors that shape the career of an individual, the room for error is minimal and any shortfall is detrimental to the modern day career. As a member of the corporate clan you don?t work in a vacuum, […]
Career bloopers can come in many colors, may be you have been passed over for a promotion, you have been moved out of the most prestigious project the company is working on, or you have been disciplined and it has been put on your personal file by HR. If you […]
Those born between the 1980?s and 2000 are considered Millennials, and they seem to have developed specific characteristics – from the way they live with parents, to structured lives, to contact with diverse people, to the way they want their work life to be. Important work characteristics of this emerging […]
Natural competition between work groups, driven by narrowly focused departmental goals and strengthened by reward systems that promote silos, make it tough for employees to develop good ?peer level relationships. Career coaches and veteran CEOs alike understand and constantly stress on the importance of managing peer level relationships at work. […]
Personal branding is all about creating your own reputation. It targets people who judge you by your online profile and on whom you want to make the best possible impression. With a good personal brand, potential clients or employers will recognize your name, your work and your professional and personal […]
Freelancing in web designing is a dream for many professionals with an artistic bent, but this field isn?t just about the talent you have. Successful freelancing depends on your business savvy and ability to commit and deliver on time. Self-employment is a great thing, but many don?t choose it because […]
So you managed to land a job after a long struggle and many interviews. You are feeling over the moon and thanking your stars that the ordeal is over. Right? Not really. Don’t beguile yourself into thinking that you are finally over the hump. Even after getting the job you […]
Writing an effective cover letter for a job application is a key ingredient for potential success. A well-crafted cover letter makes a lot of difference to the attention that a resume will receive, even if it is short. Large companies receive hundreds (and sometimes thousands) of job applications every month, […]