What do successful people all have in common? They’ve asked for help from someone that’s been where they want to go. They’ve had mentors.
Tag Archives: Career Advancement
Career advice for beginners
The greatest benefit I got out of college was figuring out exactly what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. SIKE! In fairness, I got plenty out of higher education, but I can’t say career clarity was tops on the list. Here are three lessons I’ve learned since graduation day that can help if you’re just starting out.
The Cure To The Achiever’s Curse
The achiever’s curse is running rampant. It seems to be targeting men, women, and now children between ages 5 and 60.
How do you know if you’ve caught it?
You have the achiever’s curse if you feel like you’re constantly behind.
Advice for High Performers
It’s no longer perform in your role, and wait your turn to be promoted. It’s now perform and advance.
Advance to the next assignment, challenge, or opportunity that the company is chasing.
If you’re a high performer, you’re going to get asked this question:
“What do you want to do next?”
Career Economics: How To Get To Candy Castle
Are you playing Career Checkers, Chess, or Candy Land?
How To Gain Valuable Experience
If having experience is a pre-requisite for getting more of it, how does anyone ever gain valuable experience?