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Think and Grow Digital: What the Net Generation Needs to Know to Survive and Thrive in Any Organization by Joris Merks-Benjaminsen

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CHOICES IN A WORLD OF ENDLESS OPTIONS

After you have aligned your aspirations and talents with the company’s goals and set your objectives, the big challenge is sticking to those objectives. It is too easy to be lured into the daily rat race by agreeing to every short-term request. People of all kinds might want things from you that may or may not be in line with your goals. On the one hand, you don’t want to be inflexible and unhelpful, but on the other hand, you need to stay focused if you want to succeed and keep your career plan going. The goals and priorities that you determined in the previous chapter will help you decide which requests are aligned with your skills and objectives and which requests you would be better off saying no ...

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