Habits. The biggest difference between successful people and unsuccessful people is that successful people challenge themselves to make simple habit changes (and actually follow through).
At the beginning of every year, all of us think, “This is going to be MY year. I'm going to set goals for myself and get what I want -- finally." But how many of us ACTUALLY follow through with those goals? If you have some career goals for 2017, you need to make some habit changes in order to actually get stuff done.
These simple habit changes will help you succeed in 2017...Whether you want to earn a higher salary, find a job that gives you purpose, or make a career change, you can get what you want in 2017 by making a few, very simple changes to your life and mindset. Are you ready to show 2017 who's boss? Let's talk about what simple habit changes you need to make in order to get ahead this year.
1. Stop being reactive.If you want to take ownership of your career, you need to stop being reactive and start being proactive. Reactive activities include, but aren't limited to, the following:
- Waiting for your boss to give you a promotion
- Waiting for recruiters to reach out to you with new opportunities
- Waiting for employers to email you back about your resume