Welcome back to day 3 of our series of my seven steps to standing out like a RockStar in your world. Again this series of blog posts are about the steps I took to succeed and stand out while doing it. I encourage you while reading this to do a self check and find out what you did when you were successful, and what you did when you failed. If you can look and learn from your results it will help you to build success in your future.
Find out what’s expected from you.
So you know what and who surround you, including who controls your future at this place you are at. Now it’s time to determine what they expect from you. In that time of observing, you find out how long it really takes to reach the expectations set by those who rule over you. Learning what those expectations are and, as stated earlier, what everyone else is doing, you can evaluate how long it will take to meet those expectations by breaking things down.
For instance I worked a job as a yard attendant once, for a trucking company. My job was to fuel up the trucks and wash them. Each day we had three guys working our shift. The goals set by the company were to wash 15 trucks per night. I watched for about a month, as the other workers would do the minimum and spend the rest of the night just sitting around watching TV.
Then, one night I decided to see how many trucks I could wash myself. I reached 20 trucks. You see, by learning what was expected and what was done by the other workers, then looking at my own abilities, I set my standards much higher. And that’s how I became a Rock Star at my job.
So find out what is expected of you and use it to see what you can do. Then set goals to reach your own expectations. And exceed them.
So you learn what is expected of you after all you would not last long at a job if you were never told what was expected of you. IF you just had to guess you could end up doing the wrong thing to many times before you learn success. So maybe take this time to actually get a definition of what is expected of you. From working a job, to doing a project in your community you will go much further if you know where you are going.
Come back tomorrow to find out what my next step was.
I’m Tim Gillette, the Rocker Life Coach. It’s time to live your dream, to love what you do and those you share life with. Get ready to be a RockStar in your world.