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Concentrate on personal growth for better career advancement

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It is easy for career minded people to concentrate on the mechanics of their job as it relates to their personal responsibilities at work. The most successful of people have discovered their attention is best spent on personal growth as it relates to their core competency.

Simply put, this means one should focus on how they can add value to their organization and to their team by improving their personal abilities.

Here are three ways for one to do so:

Consume literature to know trends. Identify the nature of your career and continually investigate the latest developments within that career path.

Hear the hidden message of your customers. Customer seldom speak with their mouths. Instead they will speak with their wallets and with their body language. Learn how to read these messages.

Integrate yourself into upper management meetings. There is no truer statement than “it is not what you know, it is who you know”. When upper management sees your value to the organization your career path is made easier.

To read more about any of these challenges click on the bold link above. This includes excerpts from “How to build a successful career”. Copyrighted by and used with permission.


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