Ep110: Tips for success at your new job.

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In this episode, Mei Phing discusses tips for success at your new job: mindset, understanding people, upskilling, and personal branding. If you're working in a 9-5 job, you'll need to apply all these four elements to become successful at any job, company or industry.



0:00🌟 The four key elements for success at your new job: mindset, understanding people, upskilling, and personal branding.

1:23 🧠 Mindset: Approach each job with a fresh mind and embrace the beginner’s mindset. Get clear on what attracted you to the company and invest time and effort to learn what is needed for success.

2:50 πŸ‘₯ Understanding people: Every company is made up of people, so it’s crucial to know how to communicate, work with, and manage different personalities. Building good relationships and understanding others’ working habits and behaviors is key.

4:30 πŸ“š Upskilling: Continuously develop your skills to navigate the workplace effectively. Identify and improve the specific skills needed for your current role, such as communication, relationships, critical thinking, and productivity.

6:50 🌟 Personal branding: Ensure your hard work and contributions are recognized by getting visible. Be known as a valuable professional by mastering the previous three tips and building a reputation for trustworthiness and contribution.


Key Insights

🧠 Mindset is crucial: Approach each new job with a fresh mind and embrace the beginner’s mindset. This allows for continuous learning and growth.

πŸ‘₯ Understanding people is essential: Building relationships and understanding different personalities is crucial for success in any workplace. Lack of understanding can lead to frustration and difficulties in achieving goals.

πŸ“š Upskilling is necessary: Continuously improving and developing skills is important for success in the corporate world. Identify and focus on the specific skills needed for your current role to overcome challenges.

🌟 Personal branding matters: Being recognized and valued for your contributions requires visibility. Building a reputation as a valuable professional can lead to career advancement opportunities.

🧠πŸ‘₯πŸ“šπŸŒŸ All four tips work together: A combination of mindset, understanding people, upskilling, and personal branding is necessary for success at a new job. Mastering these areas will help navigate challenges and achieve career goals.



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