Join Dr. Chaz Austin for an in-depth discussion in this video Go into a new job with humility, part of Succeeding in a New Job.
- Humility has been described as the…willingness to truly learn.…Consider that you may have things to learn…about your new job, or company, or industry,…and embrace the opportunity.…Smart as you may be, or think you may be,…you really may not know better.…Have respect for the culture you're joining,…and the people who have been part of it.…Many of them for years, be humble.…Because you may be coming from outside…the company or department you offer…a fresh perspective, and new ideas.…
Presumably, that's part of the reason you were hired,…but first, learn how things work around there.…Wait before you begin to offer your brilliant ideas,…and get permission to do so beforehand.…Be invited to share your thoughts.…My first tip is to understand…the environment you're joining.…This is called beginner's mind.…It means being open and eager,…and not having preconceptions when you learn something new.…
It's said that in the beginner's mind there are…many possibilities, but in the expert's mind there are few.…It's hard to learn anything if you think…
Success starts with a good foundation, a great plan, and an attitude of humility—no matter your level of expertise. From there, you learn techniques to integrate with your team, communicate and collaborate effectively, and find mentors at your company. Dr. Austin also helps you cultivate an energetic and focused attitude that will position you for future success.
- Starting with humility
- Communicating effectively
- Feeling overwhelmed
- Bonding with teammates
- Finding mentors
- Learning to give and take