Imaging the worst isn’t fun, but a little pre-planning can make all the difference when tragedy or the unexpected hit hard. And far too often it does at some point or another. Having back up plans for your work and life is critical to not only survival in some cases, but giving you the confidence to make bolder moves with bigger payoffs.
In this volatile economy, with so many of us in a state of transition or flux, anything we can do to give ourselves an extra edge can make all the difference. Instead of just focusing on survival, think in terms of fast tracking to the next stage or level. Over the next few weeks we’ll share 10 tips that can help not only secure your current position (assuming you have one you’re happy with) but open up new possibilities every where you go. Stay tuned!
Know who you are and what makes you tick – Self-awareness is so important when it comes to figuring out what you want to do, what you’re best at, what to pursue and what to avoid. Spend some time on introspection and recruit the help of your partners, managers, friends or family to give you their take on your personal style and quirks. Find confidence in knowing what makes you different and special.