Have you ever wondered why few people go ahead in their career irrespective of various odds that come their way? In this article, we shall discuss few of the qualities that help one to be successful in their career.
Willingness to Learn: With the growth of technology, various new things keep adding to present tools, software, whatever it might me that you use at your work place. You should be willing to get updated before others to be able to make your work simple and fast. Learning is a continuous process as we know, and if you stop learning it is that you stopped living. So always keep learning new things that comes your way which will help your professional and personal career’s growth.
Excellence: In today’s world everybody is gaining capabilities to do a task by using the available resources. But the only quality that differs from one another is Excellence. If you do the assigned task in a way that nobody else could perform, you are creating a brand for yourself. Exhibit excellence in every small thing you do, that you are creating some difference from others which makes you get recognized among a group and identity for yourself. Strive for excellence in everything you do. Do not be contented with good. Go for great. Give everything your utmost best. You will naturally see how this becomes your career booster. When you strive for excellence in everything you do, you quite naturally surpass others in your work. That gets you ahead.
Attitude: This makes a very important impact in everyone’s life in determining the zenith they reach in their career. As we all know a positive attitude helps to be successful. In our country it goes like this mostly, a person is primarily valued by the experience he has, rather than his capabilities and competency. So donot get disappointed that you are not being recognized even though you perform well than most experienced person(s) in your team. Be patient and wait for your day. Shifting the companies for high salaries and positions is not always good. you never know what comes your way when live on with your consistency. Let your ego not come in the way any any shape and form that might negatively impact your career. Respect the situations. Develop an attitude to work in teams, mingle with people from different cultures, and overweighing their negativities with positives.
Try to always look positive in everyone you will definitely find it, it is the beauty of god’s creation. At the end of the day you are there to learn and improve not to judge someone.
Enthusiasm: How can you ever feel enthusiastic about work especially when you already feel sluggish with the same routine for for years? Get interested in the work and the energy will flow in naturally. Being enthusiastic and energetic are important in the workplace that can get you ahead. You cannot get ahead without energy.
Efficiency: If you strive hard to be the most efficient worker in the work place, then you will sooner or later get ahead in your career.
Discipline: Start early at work. Some of my most productive days are those I start early before the phone rings and before my staff walks in with questions. Clear your e-mails from last night, draft that important e-mail when there are no disturbances.
Adaptability: When you are friendly to work with, you make working enjoyable for the rest too. Such attitudes in the workplace is welcomed everywhere and you make yourself a competitive edge of any team. This competitive edge is your career booster.
Social: It is important that you mingle with at least majority of the people in the company. It is good to attend team lunches, participate in cultural activities, involve in discussions so as to be a good team player. As every company want people who can manage themselves and others, nowhere one-man-show will be encouraged even though how good you may be doing so.
Apart from all the above your communication, how well you interact with clients, colleagues, superiors, subordinates, and how well you communicate your ideas to team members, to any other person plays a major role in determining your success not only at the work place but also in every aspect of your life.The article is contributed by Mr. Kasireddy Sai Suren Reddy, M.S. In Telecommunication systems. Mr. Sai is a vibrant individual who has big dreams to see India led by youth. He can be reached at Email: firstname.lastname@example.org