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Every year or two, spend time thinking about your career: Go out and warm up your network, check out new opportunities.


No matter what your dream job is, you will likely hear NO many times before you achieve your goals: Accept that as a fact.


The higher you need to rise, you need to shed the weight of your ego. Some learn it the difficult way, and some adopts humility as the way of life.


The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you have not found it yet, keep looking. Do not settle.


Do not ask for the earth: Emphasise that it is about the new challenges and additional responsibilities rather than the kudos which comes with it.


Be hard on yourself: Ask yourself if you make sense,or you are crazy.You can listen to everybody else but finally follow your heart.


Embrace uncertainty: The need for clarity and certainty stops most of us before we even start. But the reality is no one has it all figured out.


Surround yourself with good people: Avoid smalltalk and gossips. Remain positive. Every coin and thought has two or more aspects.


In chaos, there is opportunity, Most major career accelerations happen when someone steps into a mess and makes a difference.


Do your research: Know the ins and outs of every company that you apply to before you even submit an application or resume.


This gives you the chance to test the water and see if the reality of a particular job lives up to your expectations.


Play to your strengths:Putting your focus on those things that you are strongest at, over time makes you an expert at it.


Harvesting Sunflowers: Cut stems early in the morning. Harvesting flowers during middle of the day may lead to flower wilting.


In any negotiations, put yourself in the shoes of the other person and see what their interest is.


Do not be afraid to ask your LinkedIn recommenders to focus on a certain aspect of your character.


Want to stand out to hiring managers? Create a 140-character resume.


Find a mentor and to be a mentor:Ask your mentor for introductions, and introduce the person that you are mentoring to others.


Sharing when you do not know something could actually help you take a huge leap forward in your career.


Sleep More, Increase Your Workday Productivity: Ample sleep is necessary to make us more productive in our work day.


Being unstoppable means that no matter what comes your way, you will find a way to get past it. Do not lose hope.