If you aspire to career growth, you can not be complacent. Where you
are today is a reflection of the education and skills that got you
there. The question is, where do you want to be tomorrow? You will not get
there by coasting on what you already know.
The key to your future can be found in an ongoing commitment to
learning, also known as professional training and development. By
getting better at what you do and expanding the boundaries of what you
understand, you become more valuable to your team, customers, and
company. In fact, you become a bigger player in your entire industry,
which widens your world to new career opportunities as well.
The secret lies in realizing two things.
If you do not have a solid hour to devote to picking up new skills,
how about sparing 10 minutes? A couple of shorter stints composed of
smaller time units can quickly add up--and mobile technologies make it
almost a shame not to learn on the fly or between other activities.