The #1 secret to career success?
(Point #4 is particularly important - yet not talked about enough)
Having a support system along our career journey:
Who? Hopefully you know
Why? ↳Partners with you in developing a career development plan ↳Gives you feedback on performance ↳Provides opportunities for you
Who? Someone who has gone through a similar journey
Why? ↳Provides clarity on direction ↳Guides you through professional challenges ↳Supports you in refining your decision-making
Who? A trained specialist in developing others
Why? ↳Helps develop your skills and competencies ↳Provides objective perspective to identify areas of growth ↳Supports you in overcoming limiting beliefs
Who? A more senior and influential individual within the organization
Why? ↳Advocates for your abilities and potential in front of key decision-makers ↳Opens doors for career growth opportunities ↳Promotes your visibility
Who? Anyone you work with inside or outside the organization
Why? ↳Inspire you through their own achievement ↳Review your work and help you elevate your standards ↳Share relevant knowledge and experiences
0. Your loved ones - there to support you, cheer you on and make the journey worthwhile!