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10 Key Attributes of a Successful Career Woman Lisa Quast

10 Key Attributes of a Successful Career Woman

Lisa Quast

Published April 5th 2009
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Kindle Edition
48 pages
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Teaches the following 10 key attributes: Exuding passion for work, compassion for people- listening to understand, not reply- proactively seeking solutions to problems- being open to new ideas and opinions- encouraging and exemplifying collaborativeMoreTeaches the following 10 key attributes: Exuding passion for work, compassion for people- listening to understand, not reply- proactively seeking solutions to problems- being open to new ideas and opinions- encouraging and exemplifying collaborative leadership- maintaining professionalism- seeking feedback and constructive criticism- holding yourself accountable and being self-disciplined- focusing on a healthy balance between work and personal life- and putting yourself first while serving as your own public relations agent. Includes the following five templates: Personal Assessment Template- Future Job Assessment Template- Rational Decision-Making Model Template- Constructive Criticism Template- and, Time Tracker Template.Does this sound at all familiar? “Brenda” (I’ll call her this so she can remain anonymous) wants to be successful in her career but just can’t seem to win promotions at work. She shows up on time and works late when asked, has a pleasant personality, does what she’s asked to do, is friendly to co-workers, and completes most projects on time. Her performance appraisals each year are good, not at the highest possible scores, but she always receives “meets expectations” and “performing as expected” ratings along with positive comments from her manager. Brenda is puzzled as to why she doesn’t receive the promotions she feels she deserves. As she says, “I always keep my head down at work and stay very focused on getting things done. So how come I keep being overlooked for promotions? What am I doing wrong?”While our high school and college educations gave us a foundation of knowledge and skills, what it didn’t do is prepare us to navigate the continual changes in the workplace and achieve promotions. The popular notion has always been to join a company, do your best, and hope that somebody, some day, recognizes your work and plucks you from the masses for a promotion. Yeah, right. Has this happened to you? It doesn’t happen for most of us.The best place to start if you want to obtain promotions is…by looking within yourself. This Career Savvy Report focuses on 10 key attributes of women who consider themselves to be successful in their careers. How many of these attributes do you possess? Carol Burnett once said, “Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” Start changing your life by focusing on you!