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Be self-confident, persistent and self-disciplined.
Tasks your coworkers don’t want to do are actually opportunities for you to grow.
Raise your hand and volunteer, even if it is not directly related to your work.
We need to be more confident in ourselves, remember to believe in ourselves, and be less afraid of making mistakes.
Bring your authentic, full self to work.
Take time to enjoy family and friends while continuing to grow professionally.
Get out and get to know other people.
Ask for what you want.
A good mentor can guide you in making decisions that would be hard to make on your own.
Have faith in yourself, because if you don’t believe in yourself, you cannot expect others to believe in you.
You will face adversity and sometimes struggle throughout your career; these are opportunities to grow.
Take yourself out of your comfort zone – try something new (job, project, sport, read something different, relocate).
The answer is always no until you ask.
Be true to what matters to you, and that will reap you greater benefits in your career than pretending ever could.
Aim high, be present, be a good person and have fun. Success will happen; it's just not always a straight line!
Find someone who inspires you and ask for feedback.
Fail fast! It is through failure that we learn and grow. Throw out an idea.
Build a network of peers, mentors, etc. early as it can have a big impact on your professional life.
Make a difference in the lives of the people in front of you.
Share your experiences and inspire others.
Perseverance is key. Don’t let anyone tell you that you can’t do something.
Don't apologize when it's not necessary.
When you join a company or take on a new role in a company, it is so important to continuously discover new aspects of the business every day.