The never ending race – Perks & Consequences
When you are young, one of the most asked questions by almost every adult, is about who or what you want to become when you grow up.
Everyone grows up with a particular ambition, be it a doctor, the president, a pop singer or even Batman. As kids who only see the good things and the happy things in life, you never think of what it takes to become who you really want to become. You just want to become what you think is amazing at the time. However, over time, these ambitions tend to change with the reality and circumstances. Once you are a young adult you begin to discover your talents and start understanding what you are capable of and consequently you pick a career path for yourself. It doesn’t always turn out to be the same ambition you had as a 10-year-old. But this time you know what you are doing and are quite certain of what you want. And that becomes your career goal.
Once you see a clear picture of your career goal, you do your little research about it and begin investing on your career ambition. You start following the educational and professional qualifications that you will require and utilizing your time, energy, and money to fine-tune yourself to attain your ambition. And you step into the corporate world.
The corporate world is when and where real ambitious dreamers lose their focus, give up on their dreams and get lost in the rat race to success. Your once clear career path is now full of obstacles, challenges, doubts, and fears. The constant need to stay updated and upgraded can and will wear you off. Technology is only one part of the growing world and as it changes in lightning speed, you need to be up to date with them or you’ll be left behind.
As the obstacles keep growing, climbing the corporate ladder becomes harder that you start to feel the drawbacks of the never-ending rat race. It sometimes feels that if you take a break, everything will just fall apart, and you have to keep pushing. This is when most once enthusiastic professionals start to give up or slow down and settle for less. You start comparing what you have with what you want and what It takes to achieve what you want and make yourself believe that not all can grow up to become their ambition. So you stop at what you can do or who you think you can be and don’t go that extra mile to get what you really want, or to become who you really want to be.
How do you convince yourself to go that extra mile? How do you convince yourself to not give up?
“It’s all about your mindset”
Having the right or wrong mindset influences your success. While having a negative mindset is so destructive a positive mindset can and will set you free. You need to believe in yourself. Doubting self can be a job for others but never for you.
Visualize yourself as you are already where you want to be, put in the necessary efforts towards it and keep moving forward. Always remember that nothing can beat self-confidence, a strong willpower, and a positive mindset.
Always keep reminding yourself that you are doing this for you and only you can achieve your dream life for you.
Talent Acquisition Executive – Envoy Ortus