Both parents and teachers extol the virtue of good grades if you want to be successful in business and life. The premise goes something like this: Good grades mean you are smarter and will be offered better career opportunities.
If you want to be successful, however, it takes more than intellect. It takes lots of self-awareness mixed in with a generous helping of spunk and grit.
I graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business management. Fashion sounded like an exciting career, so I interviewed with a large department store chain. They hired me and soon promoted me to a buyer position. A dream job? Maybe, but not for me. I would never be a success because I hated my job.
I had misinterpreted the barometers of meaning and worth in my life. Here are 4 things you need to know if you want to be successful…[READ MORE]