Here’s a New Year’s resolution that could boost your career and make work more pleasant: have more fun at work. According to recent research, it could help you learn more without ever having to attend another corporate seminar.
In order to stay relevant and competitive, we have to ready and able to learn. While the ability to learn new things quickly and adapt to that learning has always been a key factor for success, it's even more important these days as the pace of innovation is reaching new heights. These are exciting times for sure. Make sure you're ready!
If you're a working person, you probably already know that you're not indispensable. There's always someone coming up behind you on the ladder, with newer skills and lower salary expectations. In the future, however, you might not be competing solely with other humans. Jobs ranging from cleaning person to airline pilot could be taken over by robotics, reports Mashable, citing an Oxford Research prediction that 45 percent of U.S. jobs could be computer-automated by 2033.
Nearly everyone has heard the saying, “Practice makes perfect” at some point in their life. Yet, what few people actually realize is that it’s 100 percent true. Repeated focus on any skillset can help to produce greater perfection. Whether you are learning a new hobby or just trying to hone your work related skills, taking the time to do it daily can help you to become better at it.