Don’t Get Stuck: How To Avoid Being Forgotten – Episode 1 – 3 Principles to Stand out & Get Promoted – Part 1
Do you feel stuck? Do you feel like you potentially could be forgotten? In this episode, Clay Clark (former US Small Business Administration Entrepreneur of the Year) and Caleb Taylor talk about the specific reasons why a career might stall. They bring up a notable quotable by Jack Welch, the man that grew general electric company by 4000%, and he mentions several reasons why a career might get stuck. One of the first reasons is because the company does not have a position for you to grow into. Another reason could be that somebody else holds the position and blocks you from continuing upward. This can be increasingly frustrating for entrepreneurs and business owners that previously work for a boss which prompted them to go start their own business. If there is no business growth, then that might not be the most healthy company for you to grow with. The other alternative is that you are just simply not good at your job. It is important to differentiate between these different factors that could be preventing you from moving up in the company. Whatever you do, make sure that you are approaching your job as a matter to increase sales. When you increase sales, you will always be viewed as a positive return on investment as an employee. Those that can increase the amount of sales a company has Will always be needed. Sales is one of, if not the, most important roles within a company. Nothing happens without sales. So when in doubt, do more sales. If you enjoyed this episode, make sure that you check out the other videos in this series. And please sign up for one of our upcoming business workshops that will train your mind on how to advance within a company. It is perfect for employees and business owners alike. You will greatly enjoy our conference, and for business owners, make sure that you sign up for a free assessment for our one-on-one business coaching program.