Going to bed late, waking up early, skipping sleep, multitasking, basically burning the candles at both ends and still, the to-do list grew stubborn and continued to grow in length. I was always in a state of stress as my tasks weren’t being completed, I became distracted and I failed to complete the assigned tasks
Over the last few years, I’ve tried to make personal branding as simple and accessible as possible. Instead of overcomplicating things, my goal has been to explain it plainly, while at the same time, emphasizing how important it is to build and maintain a personal brand.
The question should become, what can I do with this? By simply rewording your outlook, little habits like this can be impactful on setting your sights on your future career goals. Your outlook is imperative to your career development. I’ll be providing my best practices on how to best navigate professional development.
You and your co-worker have equal amounts of work. But despite starting at the company a year earlier than her, she’s the one who gets the promotion that you thought you were in line for. You’re good at your job and have seniority, so what gives? Well my friend, she outranks you in “soft skills.”
When Mina and I first met, it was obvious we had a lot in common. We liked the same music. We had the same set of values. We both hated raisins. But there was one thing that clicked stronger than anything else:We both wanted to make dope shit.
You might be wondering why your boss hired a Manager instead of promoting you from Coordinator. Or you might be wondering why the Director isn’t buying into your “I’ve been here 3 years so I’ve earned a raise” rationale. But there's a difference between being busy and being productive.
It's the middle of the month and things start to get tight. Really tight. You're trying to make the money stretch and you can feel yourself constrict. Your shoulders feel tense, your jaw too. How am I possibly going to make ends meet? Here are a few reasons why you're under the pressure.
No matter what industry or level you are in your career, you might have already encountered instances that have required difficult conversations. No one loves the idea of having a difficult conversation or confronting someone—you worry about what you’re going to say, how you’ll be perceived and what the outcome will be.