Ep97: Feeling stuck in your career. Here's WHY.

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In this episode, Mei Phing discusses why people feel stuck in their careers, emphasizing the importance of mindset and ambition.



01:00 πŸ€” Exploring why people feel stuck in their careers and comparing themselves to others

03:15 πŸ’‘ The role of mindset in career progression and the importance of a beginner’s mindset

06:30 πŸ’ͺ The significance of ambition and long-term career goals for growth and success

09:20 πŸ’‘ The dangers of relying solely on your boss to plan your career and the need for self-assessment

11:50 πŸ™ Encouragement for self-reflection and self-assessment


Key Insights

πŸ€” Mindset plays a crucial role in career progression, and having a beginner’s mindset opens up opportunities for growth and learning.

πŸ’ͺ Ambition and long-term career goals are essential for motivation and success in the corporate world.

πŸ”— Relying solely on your boss to plan your career can be risky, and taking ownership of your growth is important.

πŸ™ Self-reflection and self-assessment are valuable practices for overcoming career stagnation and finding new opportunities.

πŸ’‘ Understanding the importance of mindset and ambition can help individuals break free from feeling stuck and make progress in their careers.

πŸ€” Recognizing self-imposed limitations and addressing mindset blocks is key to unlocking career growth potential.

πŸ’ͺ Setting clear career goals and embracing long-term thinking can provide direction and motivation for personal and professional development.



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