The future is unpredictable, however many techniques can influence your future to put you where you want to be.
Knowledge Is Power
Educate yourself. Knowledge is power.
Personal and professional networks are invaluable. Put yourself out there, talk with people.
Become a great listener. Listening well is a difficult skill to learn, but can yield amazing results. Listen a fraction longer than what feels comfortable and you will hear things you normally wouldn’t. People love to be heard.
Read blogs, books or what ever sparks your interest.
Put in the hard work upfront and receive the benefits later.
Use a mistake to your advantage. A mistake can be a learning opportunity to better yourself. Check and adjust.
Go out there and seize the opportunity. Don’t wait for an opportunity to find you.
“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take” – Wayne Gretzky
Lastly be true to yourself. Live your life with honesty and integrity. People will feel the aura that surrounds you.