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Always want to advance in our careers and our next guest has tips on how to do just backed joining us now is inspirational speaker and author of inspired people produce results there's his book right -- on your screen.
Jeremy -- Good morning Jeremy thanks Larry coming in this morning thank -- this is such a great topic because we all want to get to the next level on our career make a little bit more money be more successful and you have some great tips on how to do you got your first one is.
Get connected to the high level executive.
Right now this can be a challenge depending on where you work I have to be persistent -- put yourself in a position to have an interaction with someone.
It might take some time but you -- -- that -- maybe catch them after a meeting -- their walking down the hallway.
They need to be a little bit aggressive show some initiative and when you get that meeting and it might take a few times that's when you want to.
Asked for the opportunity to see if they might mentor he's like popping the big question it's not -- they marry you but -- will they mentor you -- spend time with you.
-- to -- I can speak from personal experience I want the president of my -- my monitor to mentor me.
And it first decent notice and maybe next year.
I called him once a month for ten straight months the following year he meant toward me -- was life changing career changing.
Believed to be persistent persistence where I work for you and you right straight to the top of the president but.
Of the school -- Write your next one is set specific goals and you want to have -- -- you know where you're going need to have a vision where you're going to go in and write out your mission.
Which is how -- going to get there.
-- -- I think -- should have specific dates even by Christmas I would like to accomplish this -- two years from now I'd like to be here.
And you should write these things down and keeping them in places where you always see them in your office -- in your home.
Maybe -- on your screen saver -- -- you know person put them there.
You can print them out take them to -- refrigerator at your house if you're gonna get your favorite ice cream which for me that -- -- Boom there they are.
And you want to keep them visual -- cannot stay focused on -- OK the next one is create a personal board of directors I like this what do you mean by that personal board directors or a growth team okay -- -- a value in this because it works then maybe four to six people.
Two or three of their little bit older than you they have more life experience more career experience they can tell you some of the stores that they've gone through that can be helpful.
And -- two or three people that are in your age bracket.
Similar type of the job they're going through the same things and he should be peopled it.
Want to encourage you build you up but give them permission to give constructive criticism and maybe share some areas where they think you can improve.
Accountability rest on ability partners -- to be someone from your church from your synagogue someone into is older than you that is more success absolutely.
And you have to have -- take their advice with constructive criticism right absolutely not be offended.
-- and then your last one says be confident and not Erica CI talk about this in the book there's a great phrase the CEO doesn't want your autograph you heard it you should be confident your ability.
But humble in your attitude you should be confident about your skills and your strength you should know what you bring a value to the company.
But you don't wanna be -- right if you see someone is always bragging Gonzales about them that's not really a team player I if you brag about yourself it's about EL -- brag about someone else -- top of -- company is I tell him it's OK to brag book write about someone else because that's about encouragement so.
Confident your ability but -- in your eyes and I have learned that if you are -- -- if you make a mistake.
You can treat your coworkers just like -- did anyone else in your life you can always go to them and say I'm sorry I'm guilty of that -- humility usually will win every time you have great.
Good to see chairman thank you for coming on with us appreciate and good luck with your -- -- -- it's a big seller right now thank you -- well.
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