5 Steps to a Successful Career


Are you unhappy in your job? Are you waiting for something that will inspire and motivate you? Then you must have chosen wrong job. What shall you do then? Listen to your heart. Follow what you hear. Be honest with yourself and say what you really want to do.

You can dream about being a president of a multinational company, or your hart will say you must be a cowboy spending days in a rancho with horses. It can be a big or small dream but the price is one – a life. Your life! So make your dream a goal and work on it every day. That’s when you get inspired. That’s when you reach your goals.

Everyone dreams of successful career. I’ll give you some advice how to realize your dream.

First you have to close your eyes and ask yourself: ‘What I’d love to do?’ Before you answer this question I want you to remember: Don’t let anyone influence you. Because it is YOUR life! Are you ready to pay?

My next advice is for people who have answered ‘Yes!’. Make your dream a goal. How to do that?

1. Take piece of paper and write down your dreams

Then think about what you need to reach it: extra education, city change, self-perfecting. That’s your tools. Put them in order and think what you must do first, second etc.

2. Make a list of desirable jobs

Consider your skills and abilities. It is the principal point in your choice. You have no chances to get job you are not able to do. Decide how to improve it and change the situation.

3. Write your resume and cover letter

Resume is very important because it tells your employer about your education, past work experience and achievements.

4. List of schools

Make list of schools that will help you to get new skills and/or better qualification. Additional training will increase your chances. Good jobs need good experts and if you are not one, go back and learn.

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5. Forget your fears

Forget your fears, disappointments and mistakes you have made. There is no place for them if you decided to make a successful career. Be decisive, don’t doubt it and go on!

After you have done all this steps, you are free to do what you want. You can create your future you have been wishing for. But always remember your worst enemies: laziness, fear and disorderliness. To win this fight, keep a note book to write there all you planed and if done, tick it up. To finish this article I say: decide to make your life better. If you want a career change, decide that you will have one. If want to move up, decide that this will happen. Don’t hesitate, believe in yourself and never give up.