You're obviously pretty smart already (after all, you're investing the time to read this!). This brief article provides simple, tangible ways to learn new things every day -- and live your life with greater satisfaction and happiness.
I receive many emails from people that basically ask the same question: How can I keep myself motivated long term? This seems to be quite a common dilemma for many people, so I want to address it--because it can be done!
You make your own luck. Your career is great when you focus on making it great. This means not waiting for things to happen; but making things happen instead. It means being proactive instead of reactive. Rather than blaming others for past mistakes, you are passionate about new possibilities. You are not afraid. Instead, you are excited about what you do, and what you contribute every day. And, if you are excited about your job, you will find that other people will be committed to having you stay on as a member of the team.
So how do you make sure you are never without a job?
Much like corporate and product branding, a personal branding statement sums up your unique selling proposition (USP)--the unique benefit or value you offer a potential employer. Your branding statement sets you apart from your competitors and provides a compelling reason to hire you.
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