Ep202: I asked 100 people what's their biggest career mistake.

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In this episode, Mei Phing discusses the biggest career mistakes shared by 100 people in the Corporate Survivor career program, emphasizing the importance of learning from these mistakes and providing lessons for career growth.



0:00 🎡 Introduction to the topic of career mistakes and the importance of learning from them.

1:10 🌟 Proving oneself through notable achievements, regardless of others’ beliefs.

2:00 🌟 The power of self-reflection and investing in oneself.

3:05 🌟 The importance of asking for feedback and learning from it.

4:30 🌟 Never giving up, accepting feedback positively, and making necessary changes.

5:40 🌟 The significance of effective communication and self-advocacy.

6:50 🌟 Staying focused on core skills and showing career progression.


Key Insights

🌟 Proving oneself through notable achievements is essential for career growth, even in the face of doubt from others.

🌟 Self-reflection and investing in oneself are powerful tools for personal and professional improvement.

🌟 Asking for feedback and learning from it is crucial for growth and development.

🌟 Never giving up and accepting feedback positively can lead to strategy changes and new plans.

🌟 Effective communication and self-advocacy are essential for getting noticed and advancing in one’s career.

🌟 Staying focused on core skills and showing career progression is important for recruiters and personal growth.

🌟 Recognizing that career setbacks are temporary phases and core skills remain valuable can help navigate challenges.



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