Declare Your Own Independence
Today, we celebrate the brave efforts of our forefathers, who fought tirelessly for America’s freedom. Make a pledge to assert your own independence in your professional lives:
1. Proactively seek opportunities to grow: Desired change will never come to anyone who sits around waiting for it. In order to make a career or professional transition, start a business, or get a promotion, one has to work for it. Pledge to do one thing this week to help you grow, such as sign up for an online course in accounting, read The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, take a Spanish class, or consider becoming an entrepreneur.
2. Update your resume: Always be at-the-ready with a resume that you can tweak for a particular position. Having an easily personalized resume for a job opportunity in which you are interested decreases the amount of time it takes to submit the finished product, and can reduce the stress that usually accompanies developing a resume.
3. Create a circle of influence: Create, or widen, your circle of mentors and supporters who can give you sage advice, listen when you want to share ideas with them, or just lend you a shoulder when you ware weary.
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