Personal Characteristics

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There are many personal characteristics that can affect a person as an individual and his professional success, namely openness, ability to learn and adapt etc. These personal characteristics can sometimes make a person successful and sometimes doesn’t. As I spend more and more time as a professional, I perceive that there are few characteristics that are essential for professional success: namely ambitious, creative and adaptable. These characteristics come out in many different ways. Have you set your goals? Have you decided the path you have to take to pursue your goal? What are the sacrifices you can do to achieve your ambition? How much can you think out of the box to resolve a particular issue or bring new idea to the table? How flexible are you to adapt according to particular situation? Personal characteristics play an important role in how you liaise with a client, how you demand something from your employer or how you achieve an agreement that aligns the business with your aim. Everyone is ambitious and this ambitious nature could catalyze a person to achieve something perceptible. Achieving something is a three step process. It starts with the setting of goal, pursuing the goal and reaching the goal while maintaining the highest standard of morality and integrity. I believe that an ambition accelerates an individual to reach his potential. This ambitious characteristic has given me more visibility to senior managers and the organization and this visibility has interpreted into increased opportunities to be trained or mentored, as well as being recognized by others in the organization. This characteristic has motivated me to perform better in any environment. Because of my ambitious characteristic the organization has... ... middle of paper ... ...e my career to inspiring new levels. The only problem is that this would require qualification that I currently don't have. I've got some useful skills, and I am also inspired by the new role that I know I would quickly gain the necessary knowledge and additional skills. I am doing a good job but I fear that I may not get the opportunity because meritocracy has its confinements. And I have reached a situation in which I have the time and desire to quit my current job to pursue that advanced degree, I need. I believe that gaining formal qualifications is the best way of advancing my career and it's realistic or practical at this moment. This qualification is also important as it will upgrade my skill-sets, make me more relevant and attractive to the role and job market, equip me with the germane skills and will increase my chances of succeeding in my goals, manifold.
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