Ep215: How to be successful at your new job (Should I quit?)


In this episode, Mei Phing discusses why starting a new job can be challenging, but with the right mindset, strategy, and skills, success can be achieved in a short period. Especially, a Corporate Survivor client who has a positive turnaround in just 10 days.



00:00 🔥 New job challenges are normal; maintaining a positive mindset is key.

02:00 🔥 Lack of understanding of corporate world basics can lead to miscommunication with boss.

03:15 🔥 Giving suggestions before mastering existing processes can hinder progress.

04:25 🔥 Understanding people's personalities and priorities is crucial for effective communication.

05:45 🔥 Change can happen quickly with a structured approach and accountability.

07:15 🔥 Ongoing mentoring sessions ensure continued growth and success.


Key Insights

🔑 Understanding the basics of the corporate world is essential before making assumptions or judgments.

🔑 Prioritize mastering existing processes before introducing new ideas to establish trust and credibility.

🔑 Effective communication requires understanding and adapting to different personalities and working styles.

🔑 Change and progress are possible with a structured approach and consistent accountability.

🔑 Ongoing mentoring and learning sessions are crucial for continuous growth and career success.



👋 Welcome to the Corporate Survivor with Mei Phing — ex-Global Head of Department turned Career Coach & Founder of The Corporate Survivor™. On this podcast, Mei Phing shares her corporate world insights and experiences so you can survive, navigate and grow your career with clarity, confidence, competence and opportunities.

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