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Kickstart Your Aerospace Career – Final Words of Wisdom

Some of these you may have already heard of. It’s good to be reminded of them. They are good habits to live and work by, not just in aerospace.

If you can apply them all, every day . . . . . . . I salute you. You should be my teacher.

Here they are:

Pareto’s Law

20% of the inputs generate 80% of the outputs. I quoted this to you earlier in this series of posts. It applies to everything.

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Kickstart your Aerospace Career – Your Most Important Technical Skill, continued

Want to know how I turned the corner on a self-confidence problem?

Apologies if it sounds lame, but I started:

The Action habit.

Up to that point, I had more or less been assuming that I would naturally just slide into the career situation that was perfectly suited to me. (It may sound weird that a grown man would think like that, but I did.)

Surprise, surprise, that hadn’t happened.

A friend who did corporate training for a living (and has since morphed into a life coach) told me, “Dude, cream rises to the top. But it’s got to be in milk first. If you’re not excelling, are you in the right environment for you to excel?”

He had me pegged.

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