014 : So Good They Can’t Ignore You

Why Skills trump Passion in the quest for work you Love

So Good They Can’t Ignore You

Humour me for a minute, and forget your passion. I invite you to learn to love what you do.

Have you come across the term ‘Career Capital’ ?

How about ‘Craftsman Mind-Set’ ?

What is your ‘mission’ in life …and use that to fuel what you do everyday.

Once you’ve decided to embrace a craftsman mind-set, you’re well into accumulating your career capital and here some handy tips…

Takeaways …

  1. Pin Point the Skills that are necessary for you
  2. Go beyond your comfort zone and stretch yourself
  3. Face our discomfort and learn from it
  4. Keep looking hard, until you’ve nailed your mission
  5. Do you know which market you’re playing in
  6. Write down what ‘Good’ and ‘Great’ means to you
  7. Give yourself time and be patient when acquiring new skills
  8. Keep accounts of your career capital and make sure it is positive

Thanks ….

Blinkist : http://bit.ly/1wcSQFg

Cal Newport : http://amzn.to/1IMty7Y

Cheers, PK

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