014 : So Good They Can’t Ignore You
Why Skills trump Passion in the quest for work you Love
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…
- Pin Point the Skills that are necessary for you
- Go beyond your comfort zone and stretch yourself
- Face our discomfort and learn from it
- Keep looking hard, until you’ve nailed your mission
- Do you know which market you’re playing in
- Write down what ‘Good’ and ‘Great’ means to you
- Give yourself time and be patient when acquiring new skills
- Keep accounts of your career capital and make sure it is positive
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