You may not think about it, but the feeling of being successful is just as important as being successful, especially in your early career. Let’s get down to it, learning how to feel successful will drive you further in your career because what’s the point in being successful if you don’t feel it.
Feeling successful is more than just doing a great job on a project at work, it gets personal as well. Having personal goals and projects are just as important. Making sure that you continue with those goals alongside your work is what you should strive for. Achieving success in both these areas, personal and work will get you feeling fired up and accomplished on multiple levels. If you find work isn’t challenging you enough, it’s time to create a personal goal that will. Part of feeling successful is completing things that truly challenge you.
Working in an organization comes with being part of the team. Whether that be a small team or large, it’s important to be part of it. One way you can do this is, taking the tasks that no one wants. By choosing these tasks you will be more praised and seem more valuable to the team as a whole. A big part of feeling successful is to be acknowledged and your work noticed. Working in a team is the best way to accomplish both these things. If you feel that teamwork isn’t going so well, take a look at this career advice.
If you can’t recall the work and achievements you have done, then what is the point of doing them? By documenting every work project, personal project and achievement you can look back. If you are ever feeling undervalued or unaccomplished you can look back at these records to give yourself a boost.
The forming point of your life starts early in your career so make sure you feel as good as the work you are putting out is. Follow these 3 tips to be well on your way.