Ep156: I was confused and lost in my career.

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In this episode, Mei Phing discusses three lessons learned in her career: not striving for perfection, speaking up for opportunities, and defining personal growth. The importance of focusing on roles and responsibilities, understanding personalities, and avoiding burnout. 



0:00 πŸŽ₯: Three lessons learned.

1:09 🎯: Lesson 1 is about not striving for perfection and the negative impact it had on productivity.

3:10 πŸ“£: Lesson 2 emphasizes the importance of speaking up for more opportunities and advancement.

5:43 🌱: Lesson 3 discusses the need to define personal growth and career success, focusing on individual goals and avoiding comparison to others.


Key Insights

🎯 Lesson 1: Striving for perfection can lead to decreased productivity and effectiveness.

πŸ“£ Lesson 2: Speaking up and being visible is crucial for career advancement and opportunities.

🌱 Lesson 3: Defining personal growth and success based on individual goals helps avoid burnout and maintain long-term career satisfaction.



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