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Professional Success: Avoid Becoming A Dinosaur
Jack Nichlaus was asked if there are really talented golfers who never make it. "Oh, hundreds of them", he replied. "A lot of people out there are more talented than I am and yet, through the years, I've passed them by...That's because they did not have the drive to keep on learning...In other words, they didn't try to get better."
Being good at what you do, like so many of the factors that make for high achievement in golf and other endeavors, has to be worked at and developed and polished on a continual basis. Forget about finally finishing your education. Being successful means getting better today and throughout your life.
Nichlaus continued: "I think the big thing about doing anything is striving to improve everyday. I'm learning new shots every day. "
Which new shots or skills do you need to learn? Which ones are you trying to improve? Are you keeping up with the hot areas in your technical field? Do you have the skills to remain, not only employable, but also to thrive in your career? If you ---your skills and competencies---don't grow, improve, and evolve you too, as in nature, will face extinction. You will become a professional dinosaur.
It's up to you to make sure you are continually improving, growing, and getting better. It's up to you to make sure you never go out of style! It's up to you to practice life long learning. Therefore,
Have a learning perspective.
Benchmark your skills periodically.
Create a learning plan.
Have a burning desire to improve and grow.
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