Why wait when you can do it yourself?

Waiting for someone to show you something is not only passive; it is also a pretty much good way to waste your time, your energy. I read somewhere that that the chicken doesn’t go to a specific place to make a nest for its chicks; it simply makes do with whatever is around it.  It is a scientifically proven fact that the full size of a chicken brain is approximately the size of a fingernail on a small finger! Yup; that small but does wonders.

No need to talk about the size of the human brain – what is discouraging is the number of people who would rather opt to have something given to them than create something with their own two hands – and the 1260 cubic meters brain; on average! What a waste!

Why not take matters into your Own Hands and do it yourself, pioneer your own path – you really have nothing to lose! Check these easy tips below:

  • Define your strengths and your weaknesses: Jot down a pro’s and con’s list; if necessary. Be as honest to yourself as possible.
  • Be courageous: Don’t be intimidated by failure. Always leave room for improvement and never limit yourself; thank me later.
  • Capitalize on your talents: If it is talking that you do best – then look into opportunities that require talking as a clincher.
  • Personal Branding: Your personal brand is you to the very core. The qualities and characteristics that comprise your personal brand are unmistakable.
  • Network: Connect with game changers in your field of interest get them to mentor you or mimic their strategies from a distance. Simple yet effective.
  • Start small: No assignment is too irrelevant, volunteer your services; remember it is exposure and experience that you are after.

By: Mokgadi Monareng

Career guidance

Tips for dealing with the challenges brought by the pandemic

Many organisations are struggling to survive amid the pandemic and are hoping that their employees can ride out the storm with them. However, by focusing on the company’s performance, they may neglect the mental health of their employees. Cisco’s Executive Vice President and Chief People, Policy & Purpose Officer, Francine Katsoudas, said that health-related topics […]

Read More
MacBook Pro, white ceramic mug,and black smartphone on table
Career guidance

11 Final Interview Questions to Prepare For

So you’ve got the final interview coming up? That’s great! But now it’s time to prepare. The final step in getting hired is your opportunity to make a strong impression on some of the company’s top employees. Maybe it’s the head of the personnel department. Or maybe, even the CEO of the company. This big […]

Read More
difficult roads lead to beautiful destinations desk decor
Career guidance

How To Advance Your Career Without Breaking The Bank

Making an advancement in your career can be in different forms. It could either be in climbing the corporate ladder in your office or taking on some important role that used to be above your skill level. Regardless of how you are going about it, you won’t succeed unless you have a plan in place. […]

Read More