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20 Lessons I learned in my career

20 Lessons Learned in my career

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20 Lessons I learned in my career

  1. 1. 20 Lessons Ilearned in myCareerVSR2nd May 20131
  2. 2. • Your first failure makes youthink hopeless and helplessand your emotionalimbalance at that time reflectyou very differently than,what you really areBOUNCE BACK AT SPEED 2
  3. 3. • What you learn from yourbusiness is good, but what youlearn from volunteerleadership (by working for nonprofit organizations) is GREAT• VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIPHELPS YOU TO GROW INYOUR CAREER 3
  4. 4. • You never get the peoplewith the passion, energy andattitude what you look for.You need to get the workdone with available people• LEARN TO GET THE BESTFROM ORDINARY PEOPLE4
  5. 5. • Your Body Language plays avery key role for yoursuccess• BE MINDFUL, PEOPLEOBSERVE YOU, WITHOUTYOU EVEN NOTICING THEM5
  6. 6. • If 60% of your team acceptyou as a leader, you aregreat, do not expect 100%acceptance• DON’T BE GOOD WITHEVERYBODY AT THE COSTOF ORGANIZATION6
  7. 7. • I knew one language calledTelugu when I started mycareer, I probably gave 1000sof speeches/presentationsvoluntarily to hone myspeaking skills• PRACTICE & DRIVE OUTFEAR 7
  8. 8. • When you join a new companyat senior position, first threemonths you just listen,observe and get accepted bypeople. Next three monthsshow the results• PEOPLE ACCEPT YOU ONLYWHEN YOU HAVE GOODATTITUDE & ABILITY8
  9. 9. • There are always few(sometimes more) negativeforces work against you atbusiness. Sensing them andcontrolling them proactivelyis an art• UNDERSTAND ECOSYSTEMAND LEARN TO MANAGE9
  10. 10. • When you THINK BIG, mostof the people ridicule you,believe in your thinking andmove forward• TRUST YOURSELVES10
  11. 11. • If you do not takeOwnership, Accountability,Responsibility, Sense ofUrgency, please do notaccept any leadership role• KNOW YOUR STRENGTHAND TAKE UP THE ROLE11
  12. 12. • Your confidence and abilitymultiplies many times whenyou regularly share yourknowledge withothers, mentorothers, coach others• LEADER AS TEACHER 12
  13. 13. • Self Branding is veryessential ingredient intoday’s world, but do it in avery professional manner• WALK THE TALK and THENTALK THE WALK13
  14. 14. • Everybody (literallyeverybody) look for What isin it for me? Understand &manage effectively• MANAGE HIDDENAGENDAS = “WHAT IS IN ITFOR ME” 14
  15. 15. • You might be having greatpassion, energy and focus,but do not except same fromothers!• TUNE YOUR FREQUENCY..ONE FREQUENCY DOESNOT WORK 15
  16. 16. • Many people tell lies(always), be smart to knowwhat is right and what iswrong!• BELIEVE IT WHEN YOU SEEIT .. DO NOT GO JUST BYWORDS 16
  17. 17. • You know that you are right(100%), but others do notaccept it due to somereasons (!!!).. do not gettrapped …• LEARN TO MANAGESITUATIONS17
  18. 18. • Do not challenge your bosspublically, even he/she iswrong! You will taste thefailure• LEARN THE ART OFMANAGING BOSS18
  19. 19. • If you hate to listenissues, risks raised by yourteam, never take-up aleadership role• LEARN TO EMBRACECHALLENGES19
  20. 20. • Your confidence,knowledge on a subject andassertive nature createinsecurity to your peers andfew times to your boss tooHANDLE WITH CARE20
  21. 21. • In immature organizationsWhatever great work you dofor many years will benullified with one mistakeBUILD CUSHION BY HAVINGFEW WELL WISHERS WHOARE ALSO INFLUENCERS 21
  22. 22. Blog : : : : : : You!VSR