THE SJSU MA DIARIES

  • Kha-Ai Pham

#MAke Progress For A Better Future

The key to making progress is persistence. No matter how many times you may fail, you must never give up in order to ensure a successful future. Be sure to keep an open mindset during your journey because it allows you to realistically asses yourself, improve on new skills, and learn from others. As time goes on, you will start to see the little daily steps of progress begin to build up, and you will start to see a real difference.


But what drives you to make the change, and how do you know when real progress is being made? Here are some ways you can be motivated to grow and see your progression:


  • Create tangible goals


  • Make a game plan of your goals and ambitions



  • Be diligent and stick to your plan

  • Celebrate your successes




These steps will help you progress in any aspect of your life, not just your career. The first part of progress is establishing realistic short-term and long-term goals for yourself. From there, you can categorize the goals into a game plan you will follow throughout your growth. As you carry on your plan, it’s crucial to stick with your plan to stay on track and progress on time. Finally, it’s important to celebrate all of your successes and pat yourself on the back for all your hard work.


Building your future takes time. So don’t be afraid to take it one day at a time. There may be roadblocks along the way, but it's essential to stay focused on your goals and never give up.


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Reference Sources: Forbes, Intention Inspired