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5 Myths of professional success busted by Simplify360
5 Myths of professional success busted by Simplify360
5 Myths of professional success busted by Simplify360
5 Myths of professional success busted by Simplify360
5 Myths of professional success busted by Simplify360
5 Myths of professional success busted by Simplify360
5 Myths of professional success busted by Simplify360
5 Myths of professional success busted by Simplify360
5 Myths of professional success busted by Simplify360
5 Myths of professional success busted by Simplify360
5 Myths of professional success busted by Simplify360
5 Myths of professional success busted by Simplify360
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5 Myths of professional success busted by Simplify360

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There are many myths surrounding professional success. These myths are: …

There are many myths surrounding professional success. These myths are:

1. Intelligence is equal to success.

Not all intelligent people succeed. It is important to exploit the inner self and use intelligence to give some productive output. Thus the implementation of intelligence is equally necessary for success.

Success = Intelligence + Application

2. Good colleges is the only way for great professional career.

Not necessarily. I would say, most of the really dedicated and hard-working people go to the good colleges, thus giving their credit to the organization. There are many people who are not successful in any college student portfolio, it should never be forgotten.

Also, there are many people who make their career a success without joining any college or joining a not so reputed college.

People make organization and not vice versa.

3. Good students are successful.

Good students may be very much focussed on the curricular study and may be poor elsewhere. So they need not be fast learners. Also, I have seen many poor students who are fast learners too. Success comes from knowledge and learners make success.

Knowledge brings success and not marks.

4. Good start lead to good career.

I have seen many people comparing two candidates on the basis of the start of the career. A candidate starting his job journey in Mackinsey or Google is more likely to be successful than his counterpart on some small company. I would say, a big NO. May be those candidates who reach there reach because of their higher potential. But as far as the career starting is concerned, there are lots to learn at each stages of the company metamorphosis. Startups teach entrepreneurship and established companies teach business retention. One need to know the best and worst of both worlds to have sustainable career.

Success (sustainable business) = Entrepreneurship + Business Retention

5 Take few steps, but well thought and risk free

Well thought and risk free decision search often leads to no decision. Good or bad decisions can be known only when it is implement and the results analyzed. Results of earlier decisions often guide to form decisions with low probability of affecting averse, but taking decisions of similar types make one very predictable to the competitors.

There are no decisions that are totally risk free. So what ever steps taken will have some risk associated with it. Not to take risk is the greatest risk one can take in life. The world changes with time and so is the need of any business, and there is always a call for change. Thus frequent changes coming from bold decisions is necessary to reach and stay ahead of competition. So some risk, and call for change should always remain.

Consistency is heroism only if it means constant change.

Bhupendra Khanal- CEO and Co- Founder at Simplify360

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  • 1. 5 MYTHS OF PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS Bhupendra Khanal @leplan Image credits: blogspot.com
  • 2. #MYTH 1 Intelligence is equal to success Image credits:img.addfunny.com
  • 3. #Reality Success = Intelligence + Application Not all intelligent people succeed. It is important to exploit the inner self and use intelligence to give some productive output. Thus the implementation of intelligence is equally necessary for success. Image credits: idontgetit.us
  • 4. #MYTH 2 Good colleges is the only way for great professional career. Image credits: quickmeme.com
  • 5. #Reality People make organization and not vice versa. There are many people who are not successful in any college student portfolio, but make a great career. Also, there are many people who make their career a success without joining any college or joining a not so reputed college. Image credits: thegrindstone.com
  • 6. #MYTH 3 Success only comes to good students. Image credits: seo-chicks.comot.com
  • 7. #Reality Knowledge brings success and not marks. Good students may be very much focused on the curricular study and may be poor elsewhere. They may not be fast learners. On the other hand, the not so bright student may be fast learners. So success comes from knowledge and learners make success. Image credits: kingsandqueensunited.com
  • 8. #MYTH 4 Good start lead to good career. Image credits: blogspot.com
  • 9. #Reality Success (sustainable business) = Entrepreneurship + Business Retention Many people compare two candidates on the basis of the start of the career. But a great start may not always ensure a great career, one needs to keep learning at each stages and know the best and worst of the worlds to have a sustainable career. Image credits: ideaseller.typepad.com
  • 10. #MYTH 5 Take few steps, but well thought and risk free Image credits: funnyjunk.com
  • 11. #Reality Change is the only constant thing, do not fear taking risks. Well thought and risk free decision search often leads to no decision. Good or bad decisions can be known only when it is implement and the results analyzed. There are no decisions that are totally risk free. Not to take risk is the greatest risk one can take in life. Image credits: newmediaangels.com
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