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How Commitment to Your Job Can Transform Your Career

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How Commitment to Your Job Can Transform Your Career

Are you dedicated to your career? Being committed to your career goes beyond just showing up and doing your job. It means setting and achieving goals, going the extra mile even in the face of challenges, and helping others when they are struggling. It also means reaching out when you need help. 

When you’re committed to your career, you can transform it. Here are thoughts to keep in mind along the way. 

Ways to Demonstrate Career Commitment

#1: Commitment doesn’t mean no boundaries.

In fact, being committed requires clear-cut boundaries. To be committed to your goals, there will be times when you have to say “no” to other requests. So don’t confuse being committed with being involved in everything. You can’t be over-involved in many initiatives and expect to get good results.

#2: Commitment does mean putting your blinders on.

There are situations when it might seem like you’ll never reach your goal. However, this is not the time to give up. It’s time to put your blinders on and focus on what’s challenging you, so you can work toward overcoming obstacles and getting back on track. Commitment means doubling down when things get hard.

#3: Commitment is a beacon.

In today’s world, with so many options, opportunities and information coming to each of us, commitment can serve as a beacon. It can provide your day with focus and help you get over hurdles when you feel stuck or make a mistake. Simply take a step back and remind yourself what you’re working toward. 

#4: Commitment helps you get ahead.

When you’re committed to your job and your career, you’ll stand out to your employer. There are many workers who do just enough to get by. But when you’re committed and go above and beyond, you will be more visible to company leadership. When you want to go after that promotion or take on more responsibility, you’ll be able to point to all the ways you’re more committed as proof you’re up to the task. 

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