I was once asked how I progressed in my technical career.

Be willing
Be willing

Career Progress

I replied:

By being willing;

By being vulnerable and okay with making mistakes (correcting afterward);

By listening to understand the business need (or the bigger picture);

By always being first to raise my hand and volunteer when our department was implementing anything new (not only software);

By always learning why the new gadget was important to the business;

By transferring skills to new processes;

By doing whatever it took to help the team be successful;

By applying timely criticism to the benefit of a current task (only late or public criticism bothers me);

By taking classes;

By attending every conference (and presented also), anytime I could;

By applying my intellect.

Yes, being willing is a solid first step to career advancement.

We Are All Connected.

Many blessings to you in ALL ways. OM

Check out this original song: She Ain’t Cliche. It’s one that my husband wrote, which could be about me. It was performed and recorded in a Nashville, TN studio. You can download it (it’s Track 8) from this link: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/chevyfordb2

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8 thoughts on “Progressing in one’s career

  1. I like your husband’s song. The style and lyrics sound like Bonnie Raitt, whom I adore. Hope she adopts the song! Say, I saw you signed up for Life Adventures blog, because I mistakenly sent people there with my link. Thanks! Please check out Fake Flamenco (now directed to it correctly : ) and I invite you to subscribe there instead – my active blog. Gracias! -Rebecca

      1. My husband and I lived in Austin TX for a decade and we still love a song with Western twang : ) Thank you so much for signing up for Fake Flamenco! Gracias! -Rebecca

      2. My husband and I love Austin, and wanted to move there, but the circumstances have yet to open the opportunity to us—yet. 😉

        I totally hear you about the Western twang. ❤️

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