Whether you work for a global corporation, a small business, or for yourself, it is absolutely essential you THINK and ACT like an "owner" if you want to advance your career. You need to "own" your job, own your role as a leader or manager, own your roles and responsibilities - put yourself in the shoes of a business owner, and think and behave as any owner would do. Related: 7 Sacrifices You Need To Make To Advance Your Career This is not new career advice; many of us have heard this before, and many of us have probably given this advice to others. But what does it actually MEAN to think and act like a business owner? Standing in the shoes of a business owner is a mind-set shift and in my opinion includes fully embracing the following as part of HOW you DO your job and how you THINK about your job:
Welcome to our new show Career Lab that airs on Wednesday at 2pm EST. In this Professional Independence Project inspired episode, J.T. talks about how to start branding yourself as a business-of-one so you can start becoming more professionally independent. Get a head of the curve and start your path to professional independence today. The Professional Independence Project is a month long initiative that CAREEREALISM is hosting for the month of October. Learn more and sign up HERE.