Good questions can sell you.
Past success is definitely not always a predictor of future success. Even if it is in the same role.
Owning up to our mistakes can have a power all of its own.
Thank You. Just 2 simple little words. But they have immense power.
Identify those around you as leaders or managers then watch how they operate.
While I started to learn because of a critical need, I wish I had done so years (or even decades) earlier. And I believe now everyone should learn programming.
Meetings are expensive, especially in startups. Make sure to maximise their ROI.
I was very bad at that early in my career. Learning to "read" others has helped me a lot over the years.
The documents you share represent you.
Every situation has something positive to it - or will trigger something positive later on, even if it's just learning something that will help you in the future.
A lot of good things in life come after negotiation - learning the basics of negotiation can benefit anyone.
You can get more from people with this. And the world would be a better place.
Hope I did not make your head hurt with that title. But I do think this way a lot, and it helps guide my decisions in the present.
Ultimately, it is not about doing everything oneself. Low-value tasks should be delegated. Tasks for which your skills are not good enough, should be delegated.
"The bad news is, time flies. The good news is, you're the pilot"
Who has not ever dreaded the “where do you see yourself in 5 years” question during an interview? I cannot say I had a good answer to that question early
A simple word change leading to a mindset and perception shift.
Getting feedback is a critical step in the process of improving anything - especially yourself or your work.
Are you frustrated by how your company is currently executing? Or you just want a specific promotion? The Jerry Maguire play could unlock it for you.
There is really no reason to not do some of your meetings walking outside.
I come across as confident, yet I had imposter syndrome every step of the way in my career. I'm thankful for it.
Learning is the best investment you can make in yourself. It will pay dividends over time. And it has become much easier than in the past.
New year, new resolution: #CareerPlaybook will be a series of posts from me this year.
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