Whether you know what it is yet or not, there’s an ultimate destination to your professional career, an ultimate goal that someday you’d like to reach. Maybe you’re aware about what that is, maybe you haven’t quite narrowed it down yet, or, maybe, you’re too scared to say it out loud and make it a reality.
Whatever your situation may be, to reach your goal you must climb. This climb involves multiple roles or positions – perhaps at multiple companies – designed to help you earn the experience you need to reach your peak.
Right now, however, you may feel stranded at base camp, or like you’ve reached another sort of plateau.
Here are 5 things that could be stopping you from climbing the corporate ladder, along with tips for pressing onward.
Positive psychology, simply put, is a field of psychology which focuses on finding the generative aspects, strengths and virtues, in an individual or in an organization and creating intervention strategies to enhance well-being and productivity of an individual or an organization.
As per Martin Seligman, the founder of Positive Psychology, there are five core aspects in our lives that are contributory towards a meaningful, fulfilling and a happy life. If we work on these aspects on a daily basis, we can increase our happiness level by great degrees that will lead to success. He calls these five core aspects- PERMA.
Let us talk about Positive emotions today.
I have an art project to complete. For 3 months now. I have a round table made out of used car tyre with a plywood top. All I need is a few metres of rope to cover the tyres, and put some mosaic tiles on the plywood to make it beautiful. But it is not happening. Not for the past three months despite of some efforts from my end. Amidst taking care of my two toddlers, coaching clients, conducting workshops, and running a house, I am not getting the time to do it.
But I have decided to do it on my own. I can do it, Obama says, Yes you can. I will do it, someday.
One more month has passed since then.I still could not do it so I changed my strategy. I hired a carpenter yesterday. Something I could not finish for four months, the expert did it in two days.
That was a table. A piece of furniture. A non-living thing. Having one or not having one does not change much in my life.
But what about those life changing projects that have been pending in your life for years? What about those ideas, ambitions, aspirations, goals, dreams that have been lying unattended for years?