Managing your career path is defined by the decisions you make and the actions you take on a daily basis. Each decision and every action must be focused on the primary areas that will help you gain access to opportunities to advance your career goals. Here are some guidelines that will help you along this journey:
Learn from Mistakes
Always learn from your mistakes in order to make the most of second chance opportunities. Look ahead and don’t dwell on past mistakes.
Manage Difficulties and “Change”
Keep focused on managing difficulties and change. This enables you to quickly adapt to changing conditions and circumstances when they arise. Difficulties and change bring opportunities for growth and progress.
Set Clear Targets
Setting clear and flexible targets will help you manage difficulties and change. Clarity allows you to have a greater capacity to adapt to changing conditions and circumstances that may arise along your journey.
As you manage your career, it’s your job to learn about yourself and evaluate your experiences on a consistent basis. Take the time to evaluate the progress you are making along your journey, both internally and externally. Internally, this means that you must recognize your emotional tendencies, skills, decisions and behaviors regularly. Keep track of the growing process, as it will help you stray from stagnation.