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5 Mistakes that could destroy your career | Personality Development Video | Soft Skills Training

October 12, 2019

There are some mistakes that can ruin your
career that can absolutely destroy your career. We make serious mistakes when it comes to
our careers and some of these are so dangerous that they can cause such a great damage that
it will take long time and sometimes a lifetime of work to repair these mistakes. Have you
ever wondered why people go for career counselling? Think about it. Well they go for career counseling
to get career advice from the experts so that they do not, make such mistakes which can
ruin their career. So this session is all about mistakes that can ruin your career.
It’s important to think carefully and decide carefully and see all the advantages and disadvantages
before you pick up a job for yourself. So here are some career choices that I’m going
to tell you in this lesson today. Today I’m going to tell you what are the important decisions
that you need to make before choosing your career. And how to avoid making the big blunder
of career. So keep watching the complete session with me on Skillopedia, the place to learn
skills for the real world. My name is Michelle. So my first advice to you about choosing a
good career is don’t choose a career without doing your homework. Have you decide to be
a doctor or an engineer or maybe you’ve decided to be a teacher but have you decided that
because your parents want you to be that? Well this is the step one to failure. When
you let other people decide what you are going to in your life, you are paving the way for
your own failure. Yes, I know that you respect your family, you respect your friends and
you respect their advice. But think about it again, how will you be able to study medicine
without even having an interest in medicine for 5 years? So when we are deeply interested
in something, that’s when we do our best and when we are not interested in something, we
are bound to fail. too many people choose careers without even thinking and considering
their own choices, their own interests and without considering if that particular job
is going to be right for them or not. So, if you have decided to be an engineer for
your family. Maybe it’s your parent’s dream that you should be an engineer and you hate
Math and you hate Physics, shouldn’t you reconsider that decision? Maybe you will end up in a
very difficult situation later. May be right now, you will be able to please your family
and make them very happy with a decision to be an engineer but do you think, you will
be able to study this course for 5 years? You’ll be motivated enough to get a job
and then to be an engineer for all your life, when that’s not what you want to do? So to
build a great career, you need to find your area of interest and you need to decide for
yourself, what you want to be. So my advice for you is, if you do not want to ruin your
career then don’t ignore your own interests and your own personality traits. Career is
one point in life where you must do, what you want to do and not what other people want
you to do. Otherwise you’re bound to start a lifetime of struggle, My second advice for you is, don’t lie about
your qualifications. What I’m trying to say here is, the idea of exaggerating your qualifications
over the CV sounds great. it’s not really hard to type an extra degree or an extra diploma
or an extra experience on your CV. this can definitely get you a better job but how will
you react when you find out that your boss has found out about your lies. How will you
react when your employer finds out that you have lied about your qualifications to them?
Firstly, you will lose the job because they cannot trust you anymore and you’re not qualified
enough for the job. Secondly, you won’t have a good reference from the company where you
spent so long working. So isn’t that a bad start to your career and doesn’t that add
a black mark to your CV? So I would say that, it’s better to not get a job rather than to
be worried every single day at work, that your boss will find out about your lies and
then they will fire you. So don’t exaggerate on your CV about your qualifications and don’t
lie about them. Don’t like about your experience as well because this is a big no-no and it
can definitely ruin your career. So you’ve decided to do an MBA? Oh, wait your
parents decided for you to do an MBA? Great, you did it, you even have a job now, wow what
else do yu want! What? You’re not happy at your work? Oh, because you don’t like your
work and you always wanted to be a chef but you did an MBA because that’s what your parents
decided for you to do. So what now? What should we do if our job is not working out for us?
Should we keep struggling to go to work every morning? Whenever you wake up, the thought
of going back to that office annoys you and you just don’t want to go to work. What kind
of a start is that to the day? A very bad start. So if you’re not enjoying your job
and if it’s not helping you meet your financial goals as well, I guess it’s time to change
careers now. And to this statement, you’re like what? I’m already working as a marketing
manager for 5 years now, are you kidding me? Should I change my career now? Well, I totally
agree with you that it’s very hard to make a transition in your career when you’ve started
once but this won’t be easy but I can promise you that it’ll not be impossible. You will
have to learn new skills and you may have to start at the bottom but do you really want
to continue to do something that you don’t enjoy. Tell me about it. Is that how you want
to spend the rest of your life? Working at a place where you don’t even wanna go. Well
if your answer to both of these questions is no, then I think it is time to change career
for you because you don’t fit in your job, right now. So go for the job where you think
you fit in and what makes you happy. So start your search and take your decision very wisely
this time and follow your interests, follow your heart and go where your heart is. So if you need to change your career, the
step one is to leave your job. Okay, but how do you leave your job? Maybe this job was
a total drainer which means you did not have time for anything after coming back from work.
Or maybe you had a very bad coworker. I recommend that you do not leave the job on bad terms.
Don’t vent out your anger when you’re leaving. Even if it was your decision to leave or may
be the company asked you to leave. Leaving is a very sensitive matter for both you and
for the company. So you may want to tell it off to your tyrant boss that he was a slave
driver or maybe you want to tell it off to your pain in the neck coworker and used for
every single task. So in such a situation, I think it’s important to act a bit more maturely
and to remember that you’re current, soon to be ex-employer and coworkers may turn up
some time later in your career and what then? Maybe your current boss takes over the seat
in your next company sometime after you’ve joined. How do you think that experience is
going to be if you’ve left on a bad term? Well, then you will be on the way to destruction.
So please leave on good terms and don’t leave on bad terms, be sensitive and be careful
about this matter. Take it easy, boy. Everyone needs a break.
Even if you love your job, you still need a break or if you hate it, then you can’t
always do it. You definitely need a break. So taking time off, whether it’s a few days
or a few weeks, it will allow you to come back refreshed and relaxed. So if you want
a career then don’t work constantly because that can surely ruin your career. You will
be better at what you’re doing because you give some time to yourself to rejuvenate and
to come back stronger and better. So going for a weekend getaway with your friends and
family is only going to help you perform better at work. So my suggestion is if you don’t
want to ruin your career, don’t be a workaholic and do not work constantly coz this can make
you hate your work. so if you want to keep loving your work, take some breaks, refresh
yourself, get back to work and enjoy your work So guys today you have discovered the 5 mistakes
that can ruin your career and now you know what to do and what not to do in order to
have a great career. So I recommend that you take a step forward and build your career.
Don’t get influenced by what other people say, don’t get influenced by your parents,
your brothers, and sisters and your friends about what you should do. Listen to your own
instincts and choose the career that you think fits yu best. Run after your interests and
if you love your job, then make sure you keep taking some breaks so that you continue to
love your job. So thank you so much for watching this session with me and I hope that your
career builds in a great way. So thank you, you’re watching this on Skillopedia, the place
to learn skills for the real world. I’ll come back really soon with another session, till
then you take care, bye.

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  • Reply Ritesh Patil September 13, 2017 at 11:56 am

    thanks for the video..

  • Reply Bikky Bind Official September 13, 2017 at 12:03 pm

    Nice video for choosing carrer

  • Reply Rahul Agrawal September 13, 2017 at 12:06 pm

    Cute 😘😘
    Are you foreigner or indian?

  • Reply shivu vm September 13, 2017 at 12:20 pm

    Very nice session ,thank you?

  • Reply Globet Rotter September 13, 2017 at 12:21 pm

    Absolutely right !! Just focus on what you want in your life but however we have influenced to do that kind of things which we never want to do ….
    so my question to you is how to control on negative things which strike on our mind in very inappropriate way and how do we control on thatt kind of negative things ? Either relative to our studies or job ?

  • Reply Sohag Milan September 13, 2017 at 12:26 pm

    thanks darling…

  • Reply abdul hakkeem v September 13, 2017 at 12:41 pm

    hi.. mam… i can understand people whatever say in can't this cause I lost 2 great opertunities… solution plz….

  • Reply akhil valmiki September 13, 2017 at 12:46 pm

    lovely expression… when u r saying take it easy boy…… 9:47…..

  • Reply Pages Of Old Book September 13, 2017 at 12:56 pm

    Thanks for the video. Michelle….you look….like shreya ghoshal… (wrong place for the confession πŸ™ˆ)

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    thanks ma"am

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    Great to know, thanks!

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    πŸ˜ƒvery helpful pretty tutor😌

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    You are Damn good Michelle πŸ‘

  • Reply maneesh kumar September 13, 2017 at 1:55 pm

    very nicely explained but in case we have no other option then we can't take decision to leave job correct.

  • Reply maneesh kumar September 13, 2017 at 1:56 pm

    I really like you presentation skills mam.

  • Reply Harish Kumar September 13, 2017 at 3:38 pm

    I am unhappy with my career Michelle

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    Mam you refreshes our mind with your video. You looks beautifulπŸ‘

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    I like your voice..I am always ready to listen your videos..lve u Michelle mam

  • Reply Shivkumar Bhagat September 13, 2017 at 4:33 pm

    Sub matter N ur way of presenting is excellent Michelle… Do take session on career coach, mid life crisis solutions N more..
    Thx a lot for ur very effective presentation skill N expressions..

  • Reply virat Haldwani September 13, 2017 at 5:12 pm

    thanks michelle ma'am for motivation video,you're such a look like mischievous,ma'am please if don't mind.i was just kidding but michelle ma'am you're very cooperative teacher

  • Reply Paulo Eduardo da Silva Reis September 13, 2017 at 5:32 pm

    Michelle have you thinking if my boss find out about fakes that I did something wrong in my CV. But I think for me is more difficult the transition or change of career.
    Thanks so much for your awesome tips and mainly your sweet way being

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    Thanks for the video michelle. I really like your lovely way of speaking.

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    Thanks for the helpful video

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    "I like your long black hair, Michelle"
    Is this sentence grammatically correct? πŸ˜‰

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    It was thoroughly fruitful and beneficial. Thanks a million.🌺

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    Hi everyone.. I want to read literature but my parents and teacher say that I shouldn't do that because I won't get a good job with good salary… Guyz do you have any suggestions.. plz help me.. I just have three months in my hand then I have to anyways do engineering.. pls help me..

  • Reply Priyal Hedau September 14, 2017 at 8:47 am

    Thanks a lottt MamπŸ˜ƒ

  • Reply Avanika Giri September 14, 2017 at 9:32 am

    Hi Michelle!
    I work as an interior designer, but since few weeks i am feeling really disappointed by myself. I am not able to perform well at work and have not been able to give any good output and that's something which makes me feel frustrated & stressed.
    I opted for this as a career by my own choice and I was doing pretty fine few days back.

    Please tell me how do I deal with this.
    Thanks in advance πŸ™‚


    PS – The video is really nice. And your vibes are really really good & full of positivity.

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  • Reply Tan Vo September 14, 2017 at 2:33 pm

    Thank you so much.

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    I am Farooq Ah Bhat
    From Kashmir Budgam
    Rarely i watch ur videos
    And also i like them
    My question is
    How can we convince our parents for that which u delivered ?

  • Reply Lakshay lalwani September 14, 2017 at 5:50 pm

    great job!! Michelle mam

  • Reply ssania ssania September 16, 2017 at 1:41 am

    She's trying to be like an American as her name is fake…drama queen

  • Reply ssania ssania September 16, 2017 at 1:49 am

    Ugly like a shreya..she is an Indian but keeping a name like an American

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    its video really help me 4 what to do. thanks mam

  • Reply Anthony Joseph September 16, 2017 at 8:46 am

    Thank you for the video!:)

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    mam i have a request please make video in hindi its our mother toungue

  • Reply Gurudev Malakar September 17, 2017 at 3:27 am

    I always choose what I have to do but unfortunately I failed. What I do ?

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    That was really important points you have discussed . Love you Michelle ☺❀. Keep sharing.I need your guidance .Thank you so much….

  • Reply Pawan Kumar September 23, 2017 at 11:59 pm

    Hi Michelle,
    As per you what is right time class for student to go for a career counseling? Is is 8th Standard or 10th? plz reply. Thnx

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    Most beautiful u r

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    I like your all videos…..u r looking so awesome, genuine, pure…..feeling so pleasant while watching u……I luv u a lot…..u r so so cute….feeling like u r actress, celebrity

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    I like this session. I learnt something. tq u sis. tq for ur advice. I have been struggling some problem mentioned in ur topic. I really hate girls but except who have good heart.

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    02:20 sorry, but the word β€œadvices” does not exist πŸ™

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    You look like carbon copy of "demi lovato"

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    Fantastic video πŸ‘

  • Reply Divyashree Chandrappa October 22, 2017 at 1:37 pm

    sometimes better to take opinions of others and set which is best..

  • Reply Gairik Niyogi November 2, 2017 at 3:38 pm

    Hi Michelle how r u the point which u you have told is absolutely correct pls can u make a video on this that you have advised us to listen to our own instinct but sometimes we made mistake to choose our carrier or we are confuse regarding our interest in this situation what are the
    necessary steps we can take to find a right way for us I hope I can make u understand so I hope you can make video on this till then stay blessed and keep up with your good work thank u

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    I really enjoy your videos…….. I worth watching your videos….thank you for your wonderful videos!!

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    You are helping others and you are beautiful.

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    I loved it it was great and very useful information Thanks!..☺️

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    Interenting videos… very helpful both for Native and Non-native english speakers!

  • Reply ANIL KUMAR VARMA February 7, 2018 at 9:41 am

    mam thanks for this vedio . that's very helpfull vedio

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  • Reply Rosina Iglesias February 17, 2018 at 8:46 am

    Thank you for your advice. You're right. I've known people that changed jobs and, by chance, end up being the employer of their late boss. You will never know what life will bring to you.

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    Really wonderful vedios

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    What if i don't know what my interest i super confused that way…

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    So nice

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    Real life work not what you say. You honestly since no one trust n they question a lot like you are the siner.

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    It’s so awesome advice for career. Thanks a lot for your advice.

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    awesome video for decision making in our career…..

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    I like it big,am.

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    I love you much Michelle…iam big fan you.. thank you

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    i keep watching these videos and haven't learned sheet……but I keep watching!

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    Mam aapki Jai ho

  • Reply Real life lesson with Prashant chauhan May 7, 2019 at 2:05 am

    Ma'am I'm doing fashion designing course but I'm not enjoying it but I can't leave what should I do please tell me .

  • Reply Real life lesson with Prashant chauhan May 7, 2019 at 2:11 am

    Since I joined my fashion designing course but now I'm losing interest in everything and I get pissed off to do my work and it was my decision and I think I should reconsider about this .

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