“Leave Work at Work,” and More Top Career Tips From 2017
But the path to success can be hard to find—even the concept of it can be rather ambiguous and difficult to grasp. But, Well+Good has learned and written about career tips that will most certainly help you realize your full work #goals potential in 2018.
Some of Well+Good's most motivational career tips from the past year below.
1. Being stressed isn't always a bad thing
Approaching your career or life with healthy—yet positive—concern can help you become more productive and successful.
2. You are not your job
The internet has made it way too easy to feel like you're on the clock 24/7. In 2018, work on developing methods of separating yourself from your nine-to-five.
3. Resist the urge to compare yourself to others
No one is completely insusceptible to sizing themselves up against their friends and peers, but learning to acknowledge your journey and achievements without comparing them to others will keep potential crises at bay.
4. Everyone should be a morning person
A new study showed that your brain actually slows down throughout the day, so if there was ever a reason to try to get the important stuff done earlier, this is it.
5. Continue to dismantle the patriarchy
Sexism is a ubiquitous part of life that women navigate daily—from environmental discomforts like the office temperature being set based on male metabolic rates to more obvious injustices like the wage gap and systemic issues like men being called on more than women…starting in grade school. So, if you have a question, comment, or concern (especially if your safety and health are at risk), be vocal! Your peers, confidence, and the future of your career will thank you.
Now is also the time to declutter your desk and learn how to de-stress.
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