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Here are some habits of High Performers.  Are you high performer?

  • Tell people what you are doing and be willing accept help
  • Ask people what they are doing and if they need any help
  • In non-industry jargon way, share your achievements to your friends and family
  • Communicate progress to staff and staff leaders regularly
  • Learn and discuss failures – learn what you did and didn’t do to recover
  • Find a personal business / career coach
  • Always ensure that your goals and objectives are S.M.A.R.T. (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-bound)
  • First focus on the top priorities
  • Focus on your performance objectives
  • Attend company parties, activities, gatherings, and events
  • Tell the truth
  • Share solutions when reporting a problem
  • Praise people regularly 
  • Volunteer to be the spokesperson
  • Be sponsor for youth programs, leagues, worthy causes, or professional events when possible
  • Prepare for meetings ahead of time
  • Learn professional skills and don’t stop learning
  • Share the positives not the negatives of your personal time
  • Take predetermined risks
  • Find fun things to do in your personal time and invite others to join you
  • Have integrity
  • Make decisions and stick to them
  • Be loyal to others
  • Be honest and upfront with people
  • Be nice to everyone (retail workers and administrative assistants)
  • Go to networking meetings regularly
  • Be a people person
  • Be creative and if your ideas are rejected – try again / don’t give up
  • Respond quickly and be available via email, phone, or in-person
  • Always follow up
  • Accept and ask for feedback regularly
  • Focus on your strengths, know your weaknesses but don’t worry about them
  • Smile often
  • Empower yourself and assume a leadership role until told otherwise
  • Stay fit and healthy
  • Dress for success but not for conformity
  • Help other people and accept help from others
  • Be a role model for others and get a few positive role models to look up to
  • Read books regularly
  • Be different and stand up for what is right
  • Have your own thoughts and opinions
  • Engage with upper management without fear
  • Share knowledge and fruits of success
  • Know when to sell and when to tell
  • Never Stop Making New Friends and remember their names
  • Just do it and get it done
  • Arrive early
  • Avoid excuses in any form
  • Proof read what you write
  • Ask questions especially when you are in doubt about something
  • Take time to eat so you are not running on empty
  • Know your goals
  • Organize your work space regularly
  • Don’t avoid conflict if it’s necessary
  • Be real to yourself and others
  • Hold people accountable
  • Take the blame – don’t blame others
  • Help make new ideas happen vs. being a barrier for them to happen
  • Remember delegation is a form of empowerment
  • Be a good listener
  • Allow people to make mistakes but hold them accountable for repeating the same mistake continuously
  • Protect the producers
  • Be committed – use words like: do, will, yes, and no
  • Know the deadline and conditions for success
  • Don’t Procrastinate
  • Get to an agreement
  • Remember your time and other’s time is precious

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