Maintaining a long-term focus on your career


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Maintaining a long-term focus on your career

So far we've primarily discussed ways in which you can maintain focus on an hourly and daily basis in the workplace. However, long-term focus is equally important. Imagine that I want to take a road trip from Berlin to Paris, but after a few hours of traveling I change my mind and decide that I want to drive to Rome instead. Then after driving a couple of more hours, I decide I'd rather travel to Amsterdam, and then perhaps I change my mind and want to travel to Athens, but later decided again on Paris.

You can see from this example that I'm going to do a lot of traveling but never really reach any destination. It's the same with your career. The more focused you can be on a final destination, then the faster you make progress toward that goal and receive the benefits of mastering a particular field. The first step that I suggest to help you maintain long-term career focus is to choose a destination. Write a short statement, perhaps one paragraph of where you want your career to be ...

Maintaining a long-term focus on your career
Video duration: 3m 21s 45m 40s Intermediate Updated Jan 03, 2013

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