Are you inspired by CEO’s like Sundar Pichai and Mark Zukerberg raging the global industry? Do you want to be a CEO yourself, someday?
- Plan your career goals by setting an achievable priority based action plan
- Stop procrastinating; show some action instead that will help you explore yourself
- Plan your career based on your level of efficiency, security and mental ability
Plan out a successful career that will enable you to get hold over the aspiring seat of a CEO and make an enthusiastic and encouraging future. The following tips will surely help you to plan your career like a CEO,
Engage in Self-exploration
The key to career planning and decision making is self exploration. You need to know yourself better to plan your career wisely. Explore your capabilities, hobbies, passion, interest, inborn talents that could work wonders. Get a job and a hands-on experience related to your interests to decide the stream that you can opt for. Ask yourself questions like : What do you love the most? What hobbies do you still carry from your childhood? Where do you picture yourself, five years down the line? Put down your choices and then strategize. It works the best with your own intuitions.
Examine the key Competencies and Skills Required
Before you plan your career, throw some light on the competencies that you already acquire and how you can utilize them for making some money and fame. After you select one or two career options, list down the skills that you would require to excel in the selected career. Fill out the empty skills by learning from work experiences within stipulated time and examine those skills on a regular basis. To plan your career, you need to understand time management and security position as well.
Find out Colleagues with Common Interests and Goals
You need to figure out atleast 5 people who are working in the same field that you desire to work on. Talk to them and know about the changes in the industry. While you plan your career, be curious to learn from every person you meet in your life. Those colleagues will help you frame a strategy according to your common interests and goals. Meet them to get clear cut answers to your mysterious mind exasperating about the near future.
Stay Self Motivated and Energized
If you’re looking forward to play the role of a CEO, you’ll have to maintain your position on top of the game. Staying self-motivated and energized will enhance your thirst to reach your goals. By now, you already know that career planning takes a lot of your energy and time, so plan your career where you can nourish and nurture yourself. Your daily morning routine should be inspiring and motivated due to your enthusiasm for work. Feed your day with the desired energy and motivation.
Stay Connected and Be a ‘Jugadu’
Being a CEO is an efficient position where you need to be the resource person of your whole team anytime and everytime. You need to stay well connected with the one’s whom you think could help you out when in need, be it financial help or mental help. Plan your career in a way to make your Junoon so greedy that it does’t stop until you have reached the destination in reality.
Now, that you’re ready to think like a CEO, work on your ideas and plan your career to spread your wings efficiently. In the words of Steve Jobs,”You can’t connect the dots by looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust in something…your gut, destiny, life, karma.”
-Prepared by Bhavana Rathi of NewsGram. Twitter @tweet_bhavana