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Career Mistakes

Updated 09/06/2016

  One person will make many mistakes
  in their career.  Many are recoverable
  from.  Some will haunt you for many
  years.  Some you will NOT make twice.

  Here is some insight into mistakes of
  others in hopes you will remember at
  least some of them to avoid following
  into the same traps or career ending

  1.  Taking a good job for granted.
  2.  Assuming that your job will last.
  3.  Taking a new job too quickly.
  4.  Burning a bridge.
  5.  Quitting a job in haste.
  6.  Failing to negotiate for your value.
  7.  Putting up with mistreatment at work.
  8.  Chasing a job opportunity to oblivion.
  9.  Failing to set boundaries at work.
10.  Trusting the wrong person.

Source:  Forbes - Liz Ryan                                                                          09/05/2016
                 A narrative for each of the above 10 is included in the article.

    Top 10 Fears Hold People Back in Their Careers LinkedIn                                           01/08/2017
    1. Fear of Failure
    2. Fear or Rejection
    3. Fear of the Unknown
    4. Fear of Being Out of Your League
    5. Fear of Loss of Freedom
    6. Fear of Judgement
    7. Fear of Something Bad Happening
    8. Fear of Being Greedy
    9. Fear of Not Being Perfect
    10. Fear of Disappointment  
Source:  LinkedIn - Bernard Marr

   10 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late In Life

   1.  Life is short.
   2.  Social networks matter.
   3.  Sacrificing your health for success or wealth isn't worth it.
   4.  None of the best moments of your life will take place looking at a screen.
   5.  Never stop learning.
   6.  Diversify.
   7.  You can go fast alone, but you can go farther together.
   8.  Worrying doesn't achieve anything.
   9.  Failure is not an end.
10.  Happiness is a journey, not a destination.

Source:  LinkedIn - Bernard Marr                                                                                                      09/18/2016
                 A narrative for each of the above 10 is included in the article.