Step 21: Focus on What’s in your Power to Control

Concentrate your efforts on areas where you can make a difference. In Step Twenty-One, we stress the importance of focusing on what you can control in your career.

Career Hackers advises against wasting energy on factors beyond your control.

By mastering this mindset, you’ll achieve greater productivity and peace of mind in your professional journey.

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Don't Do Stuff You Hate

When it comes to improving your life you’re probably making it harder than it has to be.
Stop focusing on what you want, what you love, what your calling or passion is.
Start focusing on what you hate, what makes you bored, what’s draining your sense of excitement.