How to Rock Your Job

very-happy-candidateWhether you’re a new employee or a seasoned worker who wants to climb up the ladder, making your career a success is a major accomplishment. Even if you’ve been employed at your workplace for years, there’s always something that you can improve on to transform yourself into a real rockstar in your job. Here’s how you can rock your job…

1. Create your own organisation system

It doesn’t matter where you work; there’s always something that you can create an organisation system for, whether it’s a to-do list for all your assignments or a simple process to do certain tasks. Making the switch to using an organisation system will save you time and make you more productive. Like any habit, the more you use it, the more familiar and natural it will become. You’ll also feel more confident about your work when you have an organisation system set up.

2. Love learning

Even if you have the highest education degree in your field, you can still gain more knowledge that will help you with work. Broaden your horizons by going to seminars, reading books, attending online courses, etc., that you believe will assist you in your career. Even personal development courses can affect your work positively. You don’t have to focus on your specific field to succeed. The more you learn, the more creative you’ll be with your work. You’ll see your job from different angles and you’ll have ideas and insights that others may not have, so you can contribute more to your work assignments.

3. Take the time to hone your skills

Whether you’re a pro or a novice, you can still hone your skills and become better at completing tasks for your job. Aim to be the best at what you do and you’ll produce amazing results and improve your performance. Think of yourself as a pro-athlete at your job. Athletes are known for practicing constantly to reach for their goals, so take a page out of their book and do the same with your skills. Practice, practice, practice!

4. Love what you do

Passion is one of the key ingredients to having a successful career. If you hate your job and complain about it all the time, you won’t feel motivated to do your best. If you’re stuck in a job you’re not happy with, it may be time for you to do some soul searching and find out what you’re passionate about or at least like to do. This will give you an indicator of the type of job you will be happier in.

There are many other ways you can rock you job. Every job is different, so use your initiative and find ways to improve how you do your work. Strive for progress, not perfection.

Categorized as Career

By Peter Conna

Educator, Mentor and Business Growth Expert Peter brings a unique combination of intelligence, practicality and exuberant passion to add enormously to the success of client’s personal, business and financial lives. With over 25 years of experience in business and having coached over 2,000 individuals and presented to over 35,000 clients, his knowledge is enviable and enthusiasm infectious. Peter Conna, clearly one of the most experienced mentors and educators in Australia can also boast academic standing with qualifications including a Certificate IV in Coaching, Certificate IV in Real Estate, Diploma in Financial Services (Financial Planning), Bachelor of Business and Masters of Education. He is currently completing a Masters of Counselling. Driven by a strong sense of contribution, Peter enjoys hearing stories of success from his clients and the stories from the Make a Wish Foundation children he works so hard to support. His efforts to date have raised over $625,000 for the charity. He has recently created the eQ Foundation, a charity set to sponsor the education of over 1,000 children in developing countries this year. He is committed to helping individuals achieve outstanding results by providing integrity based mentoring and coaching.