I had the fortunate opportunity last week to be a part of an incredible graduation and celebration for 39 administrative professionals graduating from our Star Achievement Series® who embarked upon this journey that started 3 years ago. Yes, I said 3 years. I was so impressed with these individuals who took 96 hours of training consisting of 3 levels of learning over a 3 year period. Talk about commitment, dedication, staying power, and determination—this group exemplifies all those qualities. The company who provided this opportunity to learn was Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP.
The lesson to learn, which is something we teach in the Star Achievement Series®, is that commitment and discipline are essential to career success. Here is an excerpt from one of our Star Achievement workbooks.
We have to discipline ourselves to do the hard work to reap the rewards. Developing your discipline is a lot like working out. At first, the muscles of the body are flabby but in a very short time frame they become strong and carry you with endurance. [Read more…]