A Handful of Tips 39 –
Five of the best tips to help you reach your potential
Developing your potential and achieving success is an exciting adventure.
Many people are ambitious but lack confidence. As they gain experience (combined with study and training) they become more confident. As their competence increases their confidence increases.
These tips will help you advance your career.
1. Be cheerful, positive and friendly
Develop good communication skills and smile often.
Make the time to talk to people and listen to them carefully.
Cultivate the friendship and approval of your colleagues and clients.
2. Pay attention to your personal grooming
Dress well. Organisations like to be proud of their workers, not ashamed of them.
Dress for the position you would like to attain.
3. Go out of your way to help others
Try to give people a better service than they expect.
Show empathy towards others. Be helpful at all times.
4. Develop good working habits
Be conscientious, honest and sincere in all your work.
Show you are enthusiastic about your job, confident and energetic.
Work hard to get things done so people know you are reliable and capable of achieving higher office.
Keep up to date with technology and developments in your line of work.
5. Write your own code of conduct and keep to it
Set your own standards and rules and put them in your diary or work book, so you are constantly reminded of your ethical guidelines. (You need to write these down.)
Be ambitious and be prepared to work hard.
“To reach the top you need talent, ambition, initiative and hard work.”