A future-proof you in the new year: five questions for a fresh 2018
December 28, 2017
In today’s digital economy, future-proofing involves securing the most important factor: you. No matter how well versed you are in automation, machine learning or big data, your well-being always comes first. This entails having a happy disposition and bringing your best self to work and in everything you do.
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Here are five things to ask yourself when setting your 2018 goals:
The Japanese have a word for it: ikigai. Ikigai is your reason for being. It involves:
Find out what your ikigai is to gain a fresh perspective and get a renewed motivation for work.
A new year calls for resolutions. But before setting yours, ask yourself what your goals are. Write down:
Having a clear picture of your goals will help you stay focused on what you want to achieve. When things don’t go as planned, go back to your list and remember why you’re doing things in the first place.
At Accenture, we encourage our people to maintain work-life balance. Fortunately, our flexible work schedule gives us time for things that matter—our family, friends and personal development. Know what really matters to you, and remember to make time for them.
Considering your goals, what skills do you need to achieve them? Analyze the need and do something about it. You can take trainings, sign up for classes or leverage your network to learn. Feed your curiosity. Continuous learning is a must when you want to grow not just in your career but also as a person.
As we welcome 2018, take time to reflect on things you want to change and how you want to grow. It may be technical, mental, physical or even spiritual. Regardless of what you want, preparing for the future means evolving to the New and being your best self no matter where your career takes you.
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