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Tips on unblocking your career and growth opportunities

The only obstacle to a person’s growth in his career is his own personality. Let us face it, we all have, at certain stage in our life, faced challenges, thoughts to step back, and suffered from a feeling of failure, dejection and being undeserving.

In fact, psychologists and the sociologists believe that success is a game of mind. You win it only when on the positive side. With a negative state of mind, you block your career opportunities more than anyone or anything else. In the following lines, we will discuss a few points that might help you in removing the afflictions in your success.

  1. Awareness

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Knowing your potential is the key. See what things boost you up and what take your down. This is imperative for the fullest development of your personality. Only a fully aware mind bolstered with self-confidence can use the potential buried deep within a person’s personality.

  1. Live the dream

 Live the dream

Aiming at success is not merely about fixing your gaze at the target. To be successful, you have to live the dream. This not only keeps a person in constant state of motion towards his dream but also ingrains in him those traits that are important for the success. This great motivational factor in itself leads a person to more efforts.

  1. Work smarter

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Hard work is surelypays but smart work ensures success. Make the best of the opportunities available and take immediate remedial actions to redress any work problem. Be proactive in your career. Find ways and means to make the best of your time and opportunities in your way.

  1. Change the perception

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It might happen that you are heldback because of the wrong or biased views you have for others. This is one of the biggest obstacles in your way to success. Do away with the notions, analyze things on your own, stick to the facts and develop your own opinion to avoid being judged in the wrong light. Some people might not be good to you, but dealing with them in a positive manner will make the difference. Even if you want to retaliate, go through proper channels instead of sulking within or letting the negative tendencies to build up.

  1. Engage and engage

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We all rhyme on the fact that success is all about networking and effective teamwork. Whether you are a small part of the larger team or happen to be the owner, you will never taste success if you lack either of the two. One cannot ever think of success if he remains cocooned. A person must be open, ready to take responsibilities, share ideas and help others around him. Better you engage yourself, more you grow as an individual and a professional.

  1. Face your fears

 Face fears

Trepidation is the biggest limitation or say obstacle without winning which your will remain miles away from success. To do so, the first step is to face your fears outright, fight them off and better your personal traits. For example,many might consider a non-aggressive and soft-spoken person weak but you can transform yourself into someone who is gentle yet approachable.

If you want to taste success and continue to grow, you need to imbibe certain things, do away with quite a few, mend some and eschew traits that might portray you in the wrong light.


Dr Prem Jagyasi (c)

Dr Prem is an award winning strategic leader, renowned author, publisher and highly acclaimed global speaker. Aside from publishing a bevy of life improvement guides, Dr Prem runs a network of 50 niche websites that attracts millions of readers across the globe. Thus far, Dr Prem has traveled to more than 40 countries, addressed numerous international conferences and offered his expert training and consultancy services to more than 150 international organizations. He also owns and leads a web services and technology business, supervised and managed by his eminent team. Dr Prem further takes great delight in travel photography.

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