The Best Handful of Tips 40 – Achieve Success by Self Promotion
Many people are ambitious but lack confidence. As you gain experience (combined with study and training) you will become more confident. As your competence increases your confidence increases.
To advance your career and to achieve success is an exciting quest. Success occurs when preparation and opportunity meet.
Success comes when you do things right, when you learn how to make the best use of your time and how to deal with people.
These tips will help you promote yourself; help you develop your potential and help lead you towards a successful career.
The five best tips to help you on the way towards reaching your full potential
Be cheerful, positive and friendly
Develop good communication skills and smile often. Learn to speak in public and to write simply and clearly.
Make the time to talk to people and listen to them carefully.
Make the time to cultivate the friendship and approval of your colleagues and clients.
Study the work habits of successful people – cultivate those which can help you.
Pay attention to your personal grooming
Dress well. Dress for that first impression. Buy quality clothes. Organisations like to be proud of their workers, not ashamed of them.
Dress for the position you would like to attain.
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.
Develop good working habits
Be conscientious, honest and sincere in all your work. Try to go the extra mile.
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.
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 and look at them frequently.)
To reach the top you need talent, ambition, initiative, good communication skills and hard work.
Remember; “Smart work is the yeast that raises the dough.”
– Geoffrey Moss, mossassociate.co.nz
“People hesitate because they feel inferior, others learn from their mistakes and become superior.”
SOURCE: “Be An Achiever”, Moss Associates Ltd. New Zealand. and Kogan Page, U.K.
“Secrets for Success. This book could change your life.” Moss Associates Ltd. and Cengage Learning Asia. Also published as an e-book available from Amazon.com.