It’s a new year, and many people are inspired to make a fresh start or shake things up a little. It’s also a time when we look at our careers and think about the changes we’d like to make and the milestones we want to achieve. You might be hoping to switch jobs, go for that promotion or pay rise, or even do a complete career 180.
I see this every year, and I’ve also noticed the one thing that holds people back from turning these grand ideas into a reality and moving forward in their career. And that’s confidence.
A lack of confidence in ourselves, our abilities and our work can prevent us from building the career we deserve!
It can stop us from asking for a raise, applying for that promotion or pursuing new and exciting career opportunities. Why? Because we don’t believe we can do it.
But here’s the thing: It’s up to you to create the career you want. It’s up to you to change your situation if you’re not entirely happy. No...