12 Tips for Success in Business and Life
In the age of technology-driven and media infused society, the fast-moving, always-on mode of operation will certainly continue to propagate in both work and personal spaces. Some believe that work-life balance is only a myth, however, there are possible ways to help business professionals and entrepreneurs advance and succeed.
Here are some helpful tips:
You cannot please everyone - Have you realized that there are some people you just can't please?
It's okay to be yourself - Own up to who you are and bring your A-game to work.
Focus on the big picture - Remind yourself, "What is my ultimate goal?"
Look for creative solutions to solve a problem - Three is the magic number!
Don't get bogged down by the details.
Know the tools of your trade - Check out this article The 13 Best Productivity Apps, Tools, and Methods to help you get started.
Know your customers and develop a strong relationship with them.
Hone your craft and grow your skills unceasingly.
Know when and where to seek help.
Embrace change and try to see it from different perspectives.
Establish and maintain a set of professional boundaries - They set the structure and provide a consistent framework of what types of communication, behavior, and interaction are acceptable.
Know when and how to say "no".
“I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure which is: Try to please everybody.”– Herbert B. Swope