We all need a bit of career advice at times; it’s what carries us through some of the most important decisions of our life. Below are some great pieces of career advice.
- Passion is important.
- Listeners are successful.
You’re given one mouth and two ears. They should be used in this ratio. Remember that you will learn more by listening to others and their views rather than when you talk.
- Know that people WILL take advantage of you.
This is a life lesson; just be sure to not do business with these people again.
- Be likable.
If you’re likeable to those around you, you’ll become the very best you can be.
- Be who you are.
In a group setting you should try to just relax and be yourself. It’s easy to tell people what they want to hear but it takes grit and honesty to give them the truth.
- Make your own luck.
You only make your own luck by staying in the game, so do just that.
- Just relax.
Overachievers are often passionate about many things. It’s important to learn not to always care too much.
- You’re only as good as the people around you.
Media and culture celebrate individuals, but you should ensure that teams can succeed.
- Be a humble employee.
Work is a brutal task to those who are arrogant.
- Understand your weaknesses.
You should be sure to surround yourself with people and resources that can do these things well.
- Practice self-discipline.
Set targets, have timetables, have clear, unambiguous goals. Life passes quickly.
- You must give trust in order to receive it.
Treat people as you would like to be treated.
- Aim for the moon.
Be successful and don’t follow the pack. If you want to win, be your own person, create your own success.