Contrary to popular belief, being reserved can help you further your career

Your efficiency at your work and productivity play a crucial role in your career growth. No doubt, it is important to keep yourself on good terms with your coworkers so that you can use their guidance to advance your career, and it allows you to take little breaks in between your work to relax. However, if you keep yourself a little reserved you can get more chances to excel at your work which is your ultimate goal. Anything that enables you a promote yourself or gives you a separate identity at your workplace is your efficiency or dedication towards your work. Managers always keep an eye and recommend those employees for promotion who mind their own business or contribute in the success of the organization. If you turn into a reserved individual you:

Invite fewer disturbances at work

Invite fewer disturbances at work

Develop a professional attitude so that you mingle with all others but do not let them steal you valuable time since eventually you have to prove your worth to your organization which certainly takes a lot of time and efforts on your part. It takes time but once you are able to maintain a balance your career can be your one mind destination especially when you are within the premises of your workplace.

See what other can’t

See what other can’t

When you are a silent observer sitting in a corner, you surely can see what other can’t. You can analyze and take an advantage of all the opportunities that come your way though you may have to mostly depend upon your own judgment. Winners always walk alone; they take suggestions but rely upon their own abilities to make decisions.

Stay focused

Stay focused

Fewer disturbances have a direct link with more time you get for yourself. You stay focused, review you targets from all different angels and have more time for yourself. Once you finish you routine work, you have enough time to consider options to plan your career. You may have to shorten your coffee breaks, stick to your workstation when others are busy chatting or may have to stay until late for a few days to balance things up but after that when you start following a routine you surely get enough time for yourself.

Get more time to think over

Get more time to think over

Think over your short-term as well as long-term plans and keep yourself ahead of others. Make best use of every single minute you have. Sharpen your skills or learn a new skill so that the next time you get an opportunity you can make the best use of it. Managers love those employees who keep themselves updated to face new challenges.

Can afford to be more passionate

Can afford to be more passionate

You can tap your hidden talents and give your best when you do not have to divert you attention. What else can you actually ask for when you have all the time in the world to focus on your job? You can invest all your mental strength and emotional energy to get a deep and boarder understanding of things.

Be more self-reflective and creative

Be more self-reflective and creative

You observe and get better understanding of your strengths and weakness so that you can use them to keep yourself ahead of all. Use your strengths to get maximum output of your efforts and work on your weaknesses to turn them into your strengths. One needs to spend time alone to come up with ideas or thoughts that can shake things off and make a big difference in your corner of world.

It is surely an innovative way to value your time and invest your efforts in the right direction. Be more creative to solve professional issues rather than gossiping with your colleagues and struggling hard to reach your goals along with a fear of losing an edge over things that keeps killing you inside.

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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