Create The Right Career Habits NowGetting ahead in your career can be easier if you make the choice to build the right behaviors, attitudes and habits now. Below are five key areas to keep in mind when creating the right career habits.
their undiscovered greatness within: Remember, every person you meet has the potential to be even better. Open ended questions with a desire to learn is crucial to growing your career. One of the absolute best chapters ever written on this is in StephenCovey's
Seven Habits of Highly Effective Peopleand it is the section titled,Listen to Understand, Not to Respond. Be curious, be interested to learn.Remember that asking open ended questions with a sincere desire to learn can and will build trust and rapport. Help the people you are around to look beyond their problems and get inspired with the incredible miracle that lies right in front of them. Always try to leave people with positive thoughts and encouragement.Remind them of their potential. This kind of encouragement has amazing power and when you start using it every day, I am convinced that you start pulling greatness out of yourself and open yourself up to some of life's greatest treasures.One of the true gifts that life has to offer is the amazing feeling we get when we look another human being in the eyes and make them aware of the amazing potential that lies within them! This will make you unique, but you must be sincere at all times!
communication reminder journaland write your insights into it about do's and don'ts around communication. Read those insights daily and weekly.Improve your communication skills by studying communication for at least 15
minutes. Master the art of communication now and many doors will open for you in the future. Grow your network of people by communicating to others the value you bring to any organization. Once again be sincere, not just self-serving.Understand and communicate that if you can help the organization you know they will help you. Challenge yourself to build your communication skills daily.Schedule 15 minutes into your day where you put yourself into a situation that will help practice your communications skills. If you do this every day all that practice will really start to pay off. Remember, the more you listen to others, the better you'll get at helping them to improve.Use these five tips and begin to start building the right behaviors, skills, attitudes, and habits today! Good Luck!Article by Chad Carden, President of The Chad Carden Group www.chadcarden.com