22 May 2023 | 07:12
#CareerPlaybook 023: Leaving On A High
#CareerPlaybook 022: Asking many questions
Good questions can sell you.
#CareerPlaybook 021: Hiring for enthusiasm and ability to learn
Past success is definitely not always a predictor of future success. Even if it is in the same role.
#CareerPlaybook 020: Owning your mistakes
Owning up to our mistakes can have a power all of its own.
#CareerPlaybook 019: The Power of ‘Thank You’
Thank You. Just 2 simple little words. But they have immense power.
#CareerPlaybook 018: Knowing the difference between a good Leader and a good Manager
Identify those around you as leaders or managers then watch how they operate.
#CareerPlaybook 017: Everyone should learn programming
While I started to learn because of a critical need, I wish I had done so years (or even decades) earlier. And I believe now everyone should learn programming.
#CareerPlaybook 016: Are you taking notes?
Meetings are expensive, especially in startups. Make sure to maximise their ROI.
#CareerPlaybook 015: Learning to read body language & face expressions
I was very bad at that early in my career. Learning to "read" others has helped me a lot over the years.
#CareerPlaybook 014: Why format matters
The documents you share represent you.
#CareerPlaybook 013: Every situation has something positive to it
Every situation has something positive to it - or will trigger something positive later on, even if it's just learning something that will help you in the future.
#CareerPlaybook 012: Learning The Art of Negotiation is helpful for everyone
A lot of good things in life come after negotiation - learning the basics of negotiation can benefit anyone.
#CareerPlaybook 011: Putting yourself in the other one's shoes
(your shoe size does not matter)
#CareerPlaybook 010: The present is our future's past
Hope I did not make your head hurt with that title. But I do think this way a lot, and it helps guide my decisions in the present.
#CareerPlaybook 009: Outsourcing Tasks (are you still doing everything yourself?)
Ultimately, it is not about doing everything oneself. Low-value tasks should be delegated. Tasks for which your skills are not good enough, should be delegated.
#CareerPlaybook 008: Being in control of your day (with a jar of pickles)
"The bad news is, time flies. The good news is, you're the pilot"
#CareerPlaybook 007: Why having a goal matters
#CareerPlaybook 006: There are no problems, only challenges
A simple word change leading to a mindset and perception shift.
#CareerPlaybook 005: Asking for blunt feedback (and how to handle it)
Getting feedback is a critical step in the process of improving anything - especially yourself or your work.
#CareerPlaybook 004: The Jerry Maguire play (and how to make it work for you)
Are you frustrated by how your company is currently executing? Or you just want a specific promotion? The Jerry Maguire play could unlock it for you.
#CareerPlaybook 003: Walking Meetings
There is really no reason to not do some of your meetings walking outside.
#CareerPlaybook 002: Imposter syndrome is more widespread than you think
I come across as confident, yet I had imposter syndrome every step of the way in my career. I'm thankful for it.
#CareerPlaybook 001: Always Be Learning (and How To)
Learning is the best investment you can make in yourself. It will pay dividends over time. And it has become much easier than in the past.
#CareerPlaybook 000: Introduction
CareerPlaybook will be a series of posts from me this year.
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