No Shortcut to Success

There is No shortcut to Success. Learn to be patient and practice Perseverance.

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No Dedication No Success

Dedication is like Climbing Mountain with Skill and Hard Work. Image Credits: Pixabay

Quite often dedication is taken as mere extra Amount of work, and longer time spent which is not the accurate understanding.

It is Commitment or Assurance to extreme extent to Task or Job at workplace with All that you have. Whether through your skills, discipline at work, flexibility, Hard work and taking head-on to challenges.

In whatever we do, reality is that Obstacles do come, and setbacks happen. However, if you have Dedication towards your Job, you will not lose hope. Neither, you will disappoint easily. You will pick yourself up and keep at it with your dedication.

“Dedication adds to your Positivity towards your Goal to Success”.

Positive Mind – Successful Life

Consistent Dedication is one of the Major contributors towards having Successful life along with others. It is second most factor after Passion which I wrote in my blog Why your passion matters the most

This is an important trait to characterize in the workplace in particular.

How to achieve dedication at workplace

Dedication is not just quantity of work without any goals or objectives or planning.

How I achieve dedication is to constantly Learn based on below ideas and discipline, every time I am given a difficult task. However, it does vary from case to case, but it covers most of the ideas.

  • Firstly, you will require is to analyze yourself on what is your best and weakest skill.
  • Secondly, you must Define your goals to achieve.
  • Third, you try to improve those skills which are needed to achieve your Goals.
  • In addition, you must add Discipline in your work attitude.
  • Further, Add Flexibility in your work ethics, even at home or at public places.
  • Additionally, Always Accept Challenges for difficult and complicated tasks.
  • Never leave Tasks Un-due or Incomplete, even if your manager or superior doesn’t ask for it.
  • Above all, remain focused on goals, as there could be many distractions at work.
  • Never let yourself be part of any Gossip, as you could utilize that time to enhance your skills.
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Dedication bring Discipline – Quote

Why dedication is important

Dedication plays a very important role for great achievements. For instance, climbing a mountain or hiking at a difficult trek is perfect example.
Above all, at the end of achievement, that feeling of being successful is unmatched and inexpressible.

  • Dedication allow you to become dependable among many around you.
  • You can be given all the important tasks which helps improve your importance at workplace.
  • Your flexibility allows the organization to evolve with best in the business and become competitive.
  • Promotions are given to those who achieve their goals in the most challenging times.
  • It allows you to outshine in many team members in the team hired for the same job.
  • Employers or Managers always require dedication in their team.

Real Life Example on Dedication

I was assigned most complicated project to lead and I had lack of certain skills. However, I learned those skills during my after hours and in the meantime, kept attempting to gain more knowledge. I compared project plans, documentation and designs for past similar projects. Subsequently, it came up with challenges and difficult times, but I didn’t let it go.

I struggled, picked myself up and kept moving on until I achieved my Goal. Above all, I was tested with patience and distractions, which I didn’t let them change my Goal.

I didn’t care about how much time it is taking me to learn and enhance my skillset by challenging myself.

Similarly, during implementation phase of the project, we didn’t care how long it will take us to finish it. In addition, the project was to execute in same day starting from mid-night. I stayed there for about straight 22 hours. However, we were able to finish our implementation flawlessly.

Dedication is like Climbing a mountain with all your Skill, Hard work and Persistence. When you reach to Peak after all the obstacles. That feeling of achievement tells, how your dedication help reach your goal.

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Conclusion / Career Advice

In conclusion, my advice is to remain dedicated to every fellow professional. Be it fresh graduates or Beginners in their career, you must consider dedication to your profession. In whatever you do, have passion and dedication in it. Bear in mind that without having dedication, you will not be able to succeed. All these leaders you follow out there, has gone through initial struggle, hard-work and dedication in their lives to reach to a certain point.

Always remember that To put up dedication, you require to Sacrifice your time and energies. It does come down to whether you chose to make efforts or be distracted in casual activities.

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Why your Passion Matters The Most

Passion is the Key for successful life –

Many in life wants to be successful but ends up without inner peace and happiness. There are couple of elements that one must ensure, in order to be successful or outshine in your career.

Why Passion Matters the Most

I am going to talk about why Passion Matters the most in Success Life. One of those contributing factors is “Passion”.

“Having a passion on what you do or want to do is very important to be successful in life.”

I knew about my passion when I first learned about Computers in high school. I knew this is what I’d like to do. In quest of knowing it more, I learned about it in my free times. If in your current career you dislike what you are doing, then you need to do what you wanted to do first.

If you really like Computer programming and you are working in Real estate as Sales. Then it’s likely that you’d Not be able to Outshine in Sales or real estate. As much as you could being a Computer programmer.

How to find your passion

It is by knowing yourself, and what you wanted to do.

If you are uncertain of your passion, try to learn about them. To see if you really want to do it and you really feel great in doing it. Sometimes you want to do something, you hesitate. Neither you know enough about it. When you try and learn them, then you realize that this is really great.

It’s extremely important for you to research about things you like to do. Even when any opportunity knocks your door, then try learning about them first. If you like what you are doing or being asked to do, then that’s what matters.

There can be more than one passion in your life. You cannot achieve all of those, but you’d not want to end your career with regret. Knowing that you could do one thing, you were so passionate about.

What happens without passion

You often complain about your day or work or certain business you are in. Bad days can happen to anyone but if it happens almost every other day. It may happen every week or month. Chances are its most probably due to lack of passion on what you are doing.

Thoughts that usually come into mind are that Why I don’t get the 100% results. Why others get promotion and Why I’m not getting to my dream spot at work. This frustration further distracts you from doing what you really want to do. Instead of spending time learning skills to outshine your career, you end up wasting your time in frustrations.

There’s a known case in which one gets good job offer during their career. Which may offer more Salary and Benefits than what they are taking right now, but in different field. It could be far from their Interest or Liking. In your new role, you will probably like doing work initially. But may end up regretting since you didn’t like it wholeheartedly.

“Your passion has to be there in what you do.”

At that time, right step is to Stick to your current job, considering this is what you are passionate about, instead of changing or switching fields for one-time opportunity for money. If you accept that offer, what you will lose in this case, is your Career path. I know many people who didn’t leave their current Job because the offer wasn’t about the job they would want to do.

What happens when you are working with passion

At work, even your managers notice you on many Qualities such as:

  • How Determined this person is at work.
  • This person always volunteers up for Challenges.
  • How Open is to the change.
  • How Well is at Proactive communication
  • He is always Creative.

All these qualities, and many more, are from a person who’s passionate about their work.

Quotes about Passion

“Passion makes you work on yourself and your work can be seen by others.”

I didn’t know about my passion until I Learned about computers in my high school, which started from learning Course on Windows 3.1, Turbo basic, Lotus 123 and DOS, in nineties, which allowed me to follow my Passion and now this has taken me to where I wanted myself to be.

“There’s always a difference of productivity between a person with passion, compared to the person working without the passion.”

If your current job is without a passion, then more chances are that you may not succeed in the same field.

 “Passion is an inner force that automatically enables you to use your attention, skill and hard work exceptionally as compared to ordinary efforts.”

You can check my Quote about Passion is an Inner Force by clicking here.

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About Author:

Jawad Abid is multi-talented Business, Technology and Customer Service Professional with two decades of Experience with Large Telecoms, Banks & Outsource Service Providers, Startups and Fortune 500 companies in multiple Roles. He’s passionate about Gaining Knowledge on Technologies, How Technologies enable Businesses & Improve Lives, and Sharing Knowledge in the attempt of giving back to Community.

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