Tinker Around with Your Career

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The more you tinker around, the more success you will enjoy. Created by Bruce Kasanoff, author of How to Self-Promote without Being a Jerk, available here: goo.gl/xP6F3Z

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Tinker Around with Your Career

  1. 99% of the time, finding your way to success is a very fuzzy process.
  2. Over time, you have to make many small changes.
  3. If you are persistent – and lucky – sometimes things will go from fuzzy to clear.
  4. You’ll see patterns emerge out of nowhere.
  5. What you meant to be a better mousetrap… might turn out to be a better cleaning product.
  6. You may be amazed and baffled at the same time.
  7. Tinkering around requires the ability to open your mind to new possibilities.
  8. It requires incredible PERSISTENCE
  9. To create the images in this Slideshare, I took over 5,000 photos and tossed out about 4,975 of them.
  10. Your mistakes do not matter, only the successes.
  11. Tinker with your resume, cover letter, mindset, education and career goals.
  12. Tinker in small ways, but occasionally take big leaps, too.
  13. Despite complicated explanations to the contrary, tinkering is what drives most innovation.
  14. The path to innovation starts with tinkering.
  15. Never stop tinkering, unless you are ready to wind down your career.
  16. WARNING: If you can’t tell your boss that you spent the morning tinkering around, you may be working for a business on its way downhill.
  17. Great companies always tinker with success.
  18. To have a great career, you should tinker around, too.
  19. Just for the record, this is the fourth time I have tinkered around with this Slideshare.
  20. Photo number 4,910.
  21. Go ahead, start tinkering.
  22. Bruce Kasanoff helps people get good ideas, and spread them. Learn more at Kasanoff.com

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