We don’t want to brag, but we’ve become experts at pushing our careers forward around the Projext X office. We’re happy to pass on what we’ve learned through our experiences, including the following big-picture strategies that fuel advancement:
• Clarify Your Mission: This means taking your unique talents, interests, and values into account and creating a clear long-term objective. For us, it also means really understanding your role. The combination of competence and confidence that arises is a key to lasting success.
• Take Some Risks: You need to put yourself out there if you expect to move your career forward. This could mean volunteering for major projects that push you outside of your comfort zone. It takes more than just excellent performance to get noticed, so make sure people know what you’re capable of achieving.
• Trust Your Gut: We’re big believers in following our intuition around Projext X HQ. When we have all the data we need to make a major decision, we make sure to also pay attention to how we’re feeling about it. Our instincts tend to be more accurate than we realize.
• Learn Something Every Day: There’s no excuse not to improve your knowledge base every single day. With so many online tools for learning, you can make yourself an expert others come to for advice.
These are a few proven steps to career advancement. Follow Projext X on Facebook for more of our best tips for reaching your full potential.