DJH 521: hit a career home run ⚾
As I wrote in 23 Tips to Crush Your Career in 2023, it's key to know yourself.
What does that look like? Cycling in times during the week for self-reflection.
Asking yourself hard questions and being honest.
Building EQ, knowing how you feel when you do certain things or work for certain companies.
Hold a bias for action, yes. Also take time to learn what you think and feel about the effects of that action.
Tips for Hitting More Career “Home Runs”
To start building new skills you need to lean into the early stages of learning, focusing on fundamentals and getting in the reps.
Be willing to go through this stage! Your career can skyrocket from there.
Read Tips for Hitting More Career “Home Runs,” by Mitchell Earl.
"Whatever arena you’re aiming to become great in, remember these two steps.
First, you must build up to it....
Second, you need a lot of at bats."
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Quote of the Day
"If you are working on something that really excites you, you don't have to be pushed. The vision pulls you."
— Steve Jobs
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