The four foundations you need to work on NOW!
The four foundations to live a successful and fulfilling career and that you really need to sharpen if you want to inspire as a leader and thrive as an individual are the following:
1. Identifying your ‘’Amazing me’’ What makes you special? What is your brilliance zone which creates impact and influence? It is the ability to respect and accept your strengths and weaknesses and to choose to capitalize on what makes you amazing. It is the place where you excel and derive fulfillment.
2. Building a healthy and solution-focused mindset: The way we think has a tremendous impact on our results. So, reframing our mindset is often crucial to achieve meaningful results. We all have limiting beliefs, distorted perceptions that prevent us from making a change happen or improve what matters to us. Gaining awareness on these biases is the only way to get rid of them and thrive with ease. It is about having self-confidence and not just about feeling worthy but also feeling the ability to step out our comfort zone and experience new things and consider potential failure as a
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3. Communicating with authenticity and influence: We need to be brave and communicate boldly. It is about expressing your thoughts and needs while respecting other people’s feelings. Communicating is also setting boundaries to preserve our energy, dealing with difficult stakeholders. When we learn how to communicate effectively, magic happens.
4. Crafting a personal vision for your professional future: What is next, what direction to go? You need a compass to make the rights choices and to create a supportive network of people once you know who you are, that you have the right mindset and have shown how influential you are.
P.S. I’d love to hear which of the four foundations resonates most with you right now. Which one(s) do you want to take to the next level? Please let me know.
Marie Dancer is a Women Career & Leadership coach who helps professional women to pursue their career with greater clarity, meaning and authenticity. She also work s for organisations which want to develop a trust building culture, trust being the bridge between business needs for results and human needs for connection.