Professionalism: The Missing Basics
- Self-evaluation: Regularly assessing one's own thoughts, words, and actions against clear, meaningful standards; and one's own performance against specific goals, timelines, guidelines, and parameters.
- Personal responsibility: Staying focused on what one can control directly—principally one's self—and controlling one's responses in the face of factors outside one's own control.
- Positive attitude: Maintaining and conveying a positive, generous, enthusiastic demeanor in one's expressions, gestures, words, and tone.
- Good work habits: Wellness, self-presentation, timeliness, organization, productivity, quality, follow-through, ...