Mostly we mistake this ability as a sign of weakness, nothing can be further from the truth. Ability to receive feedback constructively is a sign of courage and mighty.
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.
Last month, I went to Omaha for the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting. It’s always a lot of fun, and not just because of the ping-pong matches and the newspaper-throwing contest I have with Warren Buffett. It’s also fun because I get to learn from Warren and gain insight into how he thinks. Here are three things [...]
The recession has forced thousands of professionals to forego salary increases in order to keep their jobs. Now with recovery underway and indications of hiring increases, those same individuals may find salary negotiation a growing possibility. If you’ve experienced a salary freeze, it’s possible that you may find yourself thinking about seeking a new, higher-paying [...]
Here are 9 of the biggest mistakes to avoid in your resume, not correcting them will instantly make your resume appear antiquated: The One-Page Rule Don’t spend countless hours trying to squeeze a decade or two of valuable experience onto a single sheet of paper. The worst thing you can do is try to make the font [...]
“That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for Mankind.” Neil Armstrong has finished his current inning on Earth for the time being; he is and will remain a legend for generations to come. How did the small boy from Wapakoneta, Ohio make it big in life? Neil Armstrong was born on August [...]
How much does the first hour of every day matter? As it turns out, a lot. It can be the hour you see everything clearly, get one real thing done, and focus on the human side of work rather than your task list. Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of [...]
The 2011 GMAC Application Trends Survey reports overall MBA applications are still on the decline, a trend that began in 2009. Over half of participating full time programs received fewer applications than the previous year. Such declines in full and part-time study are expected throughout a recession, but one interesting finding from the report is [...]