I receive many emails from people that basically ask the same question: How can I keep myself motivated long term? This seems to be quite a common dilemma for many people, so I want to address it--because it can be done!
Building influence and credibility means not always having to say "Yes." Being too eager to please can be bad for your reputation--and your career.
The 12 most common mistakes people make
when setting their goals
Six tips to make a plan and
fulfill your dreams in the New Year
You make your own luck. Your career is great when you focus on making it great. This means not waiting for things to happen; but making things happen instead. It means being proactive instead of reactive. Rather than blaming others for past mistakes, you are passionate about new possibilities. You are not afraid. Instead, you are excited about what you do, and what you contribute every day. And, if you are excited about your job, you will find that other people will be committed to having you stay on as a member of the team.
So how do you make sure you are never without a job?
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