Essential Alternatives for Some Insane Important Pointers

Success Principles – A key component of Growth

Your career guidance strategies need to have lots of different perspectives that can aid you in your growth.

Advice, Counsel, Career, Guidance, Training, JobSome key ideas from the book – Maximum Achievement by Brain Tracy

  • Whatever you want, you can have it, if you want it bad enough
  • Only to the apt, the pure and the true, does life resign and reveal the secrets
  • A negative start to your life should not hold you back from success
  • You can learn anything that you need to know to become successful at anything that you really cared about
  • You need to be absolutely clear about what you want if you are serious about unlocking the extraordinary power that lies within you
  • Peace of mind is that highest human good
  • You can’t help the poor, by becoming one of them
  • When a relationship is truly happy, people laugh a lot, when they are together
  • People are not important part of the business. THEY ARE the business
  • Your limitations are on the inside, not outside
  • Comfort zone is the great enemy of human potential
  • Your self is a combination of three important thoughts
    • Self-Ideal = Sum of your determinant aspirants
    • Self-Image = Way you see yourself
    • Self-Esteem = Way you feel about yourself
  • Superior men and women trust themselves at different level
  • If you violate natural laws, you will get caught every time
  • You are happy to the degree you are in control of your life
  • One of your major responsibilities is to get and keep your life under control
  • You are acting as a fortune-teller for your selves
  • Inverse paranoid: The universe is conspiring to do good, always
  • You are a LIVING MAGNET
  • The more emotions you attach to your thought, the greater will be the vibration
  • Your outer world is a reflection of your inner world
  • Income and Financial Achievement = Thoughts that you carry
  • Doing, rather than being is a big mistake
  • Create a ‘Mental Equivalent’ of what you want in real life in your mind
  • Individual Human Potential = Inborn attributes x Acquired attributes x Attitude
  • Your attitude is determined by your expectations
  • You are what you are and what you are is because of what you believe yourself to be
  • You need to develop strategies and skills that will unlock your hidden powers to succeed
  • How you feel is determined by your SELF TALK
  • Liking yourself is a healthy practice
  • When a parent withdraws his/her love in an attempt to discipline the child, the child becomes afraid
  • The feeling of ‘I can’t’ crystallizes into fear of failure
  • There are two negative habit patterns that you should be aware of and avoid it
    • Inhibitive leads to I can’t that ends up in ‘Failure’
    • Compulsive habits tends towards ‘I have to’ attitude that directs towards ‘Rejection’
Some directions for achievement
Career, Guidance, Advice, Training, Jobs
Planning your next steps is critical for our growth

Career Planning has various facets. Some key ideas have been adopted from the book – Stairway to Success by Nido Quebin (Part 2)

  • Visualization includes increased frequency, vivid dreams, intensity and duration
  • Dreams can be a fact, if you act. It’s up to you
  • If your vision does not extend beyond today, then you will become mired in failure because success in life cannot be achieved in a single day
  • Most successful people have developed the art of visualization through practice
  • Your conscious mind identifies, compares, analyzes and then decides the plan of action
  • Learn to like yourself for who and what you are
  • Allow your-self to be imperfect
  • Schedule your activities around priorities
  • Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgement
  • Bad habits are easy to form, but hard to live with; Good habits are hard to from but easy to live with
  • All improvement in life begins with an improvement in mental images
  • You become what you teach
  • The best work is when you achieve your goals by helping others achieve theirs
Go-Getter Attitude
  • Successful people know the difference between a productive failure and non-productive success
  • Anytime you stop trying getting better, you are bound to get worse
  • A major turning point in your thinking comes when you change your language from ‘whether’ to ‘how’
  • If a hen can sit on an egg for 21 days without any tangible results, why not you?
  • Your biggest challenge is almost always with yourself and your biggest challenge is in breaking free of your old habitual ways of thinking and acting
  • We have a success and failure mechanism. The form is triggered by a goal
  • You need to believe that everything that is happening is helping you achieve your goals
It takes courage to succeed
  • You grow up the day you have the first real laugh at yourself
  • Don’t let negative feedback clobber your self-esteem
  • Keep morale high by keeping people focused on possibilities of future rather than problems of the past
  • People fear failure and rejection to the point that they are willing to live a life of quiet desperation
  • Anything that you say aloud with conviction and enthusiasm has double the impact of an affirmation that you make quietly
  • Opportunities come dressed in work’s clothes
Going All Out
  • The greatest problem of human life is fear
  • You create a new comfort zone for a better, higher level of performance
  • Steps to bring the desired results. A. Verbalize and Affirm. B. Visualize. C. Emotionalize. D. release. E. Realization
  • To become what you can be, live consciously
  • The attitude of confident self-expectancy makes your life into more of an adventure
  • Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement
  • All the forces of the mental universe begin to work on your behalf
Steps to Goal-setting
  • Develop intense burning desire
  • Develop belief
  • Write your goals
  • Make a list of the things that you will benefit by achieving the goals
  • Analyze your position – starting point
  • Set a deadline
  • Make a list of all the obstacles that are there between you and your goal
  • The goals can be looked in 2 ways
    • SMART: S – Specific. M – Measurable. A – Achievable. R – Realistic. T – Time Bound
    • Unachievable as per norms. FB reached 2 billion users in less than 20 years, whereas traditional companies like GM (pre-internet days) have a different story to tell
  • The purpose of life after all is to live it, taste the experience to the fullest to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience – Eleanor Roosevelt
Plan your course of action
Job, Training, Counsel, Advice, Guidance, career path, mid career, planning
Course-Correction in the middle of your career needs guts

Has your company ever asked you the most important question of your life – What are your goals for the next 5 years?

Deciding a path to achieve your goals in the early stages is important. However, keeping the dream alive and working towards it as you near your 40s is also equally paramount

There are several aspects that needs to be considered.

Review yourself

Lot of personal and professional changes keep happening as you keep moving in your journey from a fresher to a leader. These changes might take you away from your objectives and hence a retrospection is important

You need to ask yourself these three critical questions

  1. Your expertise – Where does it stand?
  2. Your job/business – What does it need?
  3. Your Three, Five and Ten year plans – What are those?

Once you start re-inventing your directions, you will be on a correct path

What do you need for your next move?

A critical decision factor for taking your next move should be the core requirements that you have. It can should various perspectives like

  1. A higher growth financially
  2. Practical and convertible strengths – That can be enhanced
  3. Personal growth
  4. Ethical standards

Based on this you could use a combination of social networks / job sites and your personal networks

What are your directions/orientations?

Your vision statement should guide you in taking a proper step towards it. It could be like “By 2020, I will be leading a team of 20 people handling XYZ”

Ignited Way’s vision and mission statements could aid you with some clarity:

Vision: To create a society of entrepreneurs

Mission 2025: To positively impact 1 lakh students

Get going

A lot of decisions that you will act on should be based on options derived from a combination of your experience and your thought-provoking discussion with experts in the domain that you are looking to explore.

The options could be multi-fold. Hence a clear clarity is absolutely essential

Some points to ponder over…

  1. More talents, know-how or data-points
  2. A larger closer circle
  3. Platform for showcasing
  4. Demand-Supply gap
  5. Your current strengths and weaknesses
  6. Domain expertise
  7. Goal enhancement and achievement strategies
  8. Work clarity – With you and among your peers
  9. Mentor – Mentee opportunity
  10. Feeling confident about future action plans

Follow the 3Ws & 1H formula

  1. What?
  2. When?
  3. Why?
  4. How?

Also you need to create a road map for executing the path that you have set for your self

Fine-tune your career plans

As said by great Greek philosopher, Heraclitus that Nothing is more permanent than change, it is critical that you keep your focus on the destination and make changes as need

The biggest building block in achieving your dreams is to have Ultimate Confidence in yourself. As mentioned oft times, ‘Nothing succeeds like success’.

Every great person in any endeavor had to reinvent himself/herself to attain the peak of the career one chooses

Ignited Way’s steps

We use a variety of techniques to determine your talent as per your strengths and overlooking your weakness. Ignited Way provides assessments that will aid you in any age-group. Our products are applicable from the age group of 13 years to 45 years.

  1. Compass
  2. Navigator
  3. Discover
  4. Cast-Off
  5. Revive

Some exciting directions handled by us:

  1. Discover a Career Path by analyzing your passion
  2. Identify unique strengths through psychometric tests
  3. Suggesting Occupations based on personality, interest & ability

You can review our expert’s profile who will be your mentor in understanding your strengths and based on a customized psychometric tests will provide the right direction

We have a vision of developing India into a strong country that provides cutting edge solutions on education and transform Young Indians positively

Wishing you that you achieve all your dreams

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