Self-improvement means improvement in one’s education. For reaching the top, your personal growth should never be stopped where you need to involve new habits, skills, hobbies, etc.
Everyone starts their career at a small age in school and grow up taking all educational knowledge till the end of under-graduates/post-graduates degrees. Is it possible to say this knowledge is sufficient for our mental, physical, or personality growth? If you will seek the answer within yourself, you will get to know that this is not sufficient for your career growth. The reason behind this is self- improvisation which is followed by most successful people and professionals in their life.
Nothing can be achieved in a single day, lots of effort and practise is required to hit the target. Practising good habits and working on communication skills will enhance your personality development. Here, I enlist some methods through which you can work on your personality to enhance your career:
It is always said to keep on learning till the last breath. The best way to make yourself different from others is to sharpen your intellect with knowledge which in turn feeds your mind to grow further. Some examples can be: reading a new book, learning a new language or trying new dishes with the same ingredients. You can even challenge yourself to do better in activities and games like Wordscape or Sudoku. Therefore, learning new things will intensify your skills and give you inner–confidence that will be easily visible to everyone.
In our busy lifestyle, we forget to take stock of our schedules built for achieving our targets. Everyone has their dreams and it is important to take care of them as dreams are the earliest step towards our goals. If you ever dream to become something in your life, then you must work hard to achieve it but this can be only be done while you put honest efforts in the right direction. Making a routine and sticking to it is the key to your success. It’s important to be disciplined with your schedule. Starting your day with a glass of water and a morning walk keeps you fit. It is said that the secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine.
Doing meditation is the self-relaxation of your mind. Along with improving your health, meditation even provides a much-needed booster to your personality. To become smart, you need a good physique in alignment with sound mental health. Half an hour of physical exercise improves your growth mentally, physically, and emotionally which leads to self-improvement. Apart from this, it also helps in changing your thought process or purifying your thoughts.
Acceptance of failures
If you ever want to climb the ladder of success you need to accept failure as a part of your journey while working on achieving your goals. This is the only path to success. Once you start working on it, you start seeing the positive change. We should try to work on old bad habits and try to replace them with newer, better ones. Working on improving your habits will make you progress in your career as well as life. This way you’ll find a new way to lead a successful life leaving behind the darkness of failure.
Dr Neelima Kamrah is the founding principal of KIIT’s Gurugram campus. She has set up SOPs for the school as well as trained Teachers to implement SOPs.
She has also helped with the up-gradation of school to senior secondary level. A multi-awardee, Dr Neelima lives by the mantra ” Don’t look for excuses to not do something but look for reasons to do it.”
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