How to become the best? It’s something that has crossed the mind of virtually everyone. From self-help books to motivational speakers, an entire industry has flourished for centuries.
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Taking your HR career to the next level is not always easy—even if you are a super performer at your current job. Moving to the next level often requires many different competencies and skill sets that will allow you to grow into a strategic executive who is action-oriented and who embraces technology. It also requires an understanding of your strengths and of how others view you—and this is where your personal brand steps into the picture.
Take a Lesson from Baseball: Mental Toughness Predicts Success
Keeping your boat afloat (and headed in the right direction)
Got ambition? An MBA? A fistful of references?
It may not matter. The No. 1 quality employers want in workers is “personality,” according to an international survey by the Sweden-based global learning institute Hyper Island.
In fact, 78 percent of the survey’s respondents ranked “personality” as the most desirable quality in a worker, and only 39 percent said an applicant’s “skill set” was most important.
We begin the New Year with strong motivation to build on our experiences and set out to rid ourselves of the shortcomings of the past. We aspire with greatness to set goals and romanticize our dreams for the coming 12 months. So often, we focus on overcoming our weaknesses or eliminating our bad habits – quit smoking, eat healthier, drink less, exercise more. We cherish dreams of greatness for the year ahead, hoping to be not only better, but to attain perfection by ridding ourselves of everything we do poorly.