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Five ways to ruin your career

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Five common mistakes could be damaging your career potential, writes Cheryl Lock for Fast Company via Learn Vest. Learn what they are and how to fix them.

1) Handling failure badly. Being overly critical with yourself could be holding you back. Perfectionists find failure paralysing, says executive coach and organisational consultant Glo Harris. Fear of failure prevents you from taking risks, taking on more responsibility and asking essential questions.

Fix it: Try to embrace risk, advises Harris. Commit to doing one thing a month that puts you outside your comfort zone. Over time you will learn how to deal with making mistakes.

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Source Article: You’re Probably Making These Five Mistakes At Work
Author(s): Cheryl Lock
Publisher: Fast Company