How to Inculcate Serious and Responsible Attitudes Towards Works, part 2
Your responsibility to Yourself
How to benefit from Constructive Criticism
No one likes to be criticized. Most of us react negatively to criticism, but what you do not know is that you can make criticism work for your benefit. However, you can only do this if you try to learn how to be open-minded enough to accept them as a means to improve yourself.
Here are some pointers you can follow to benefit from criticism.
1.Learn to accept your mistakes. 2.Take the criticism positively. Do not take it as an attack to your personality. If you are being criticized, face the situation objectively. 3.Always remember that the purpose of criticism is for improvement and not to find fault in you as a person
4. Accept your fault willingly and aspire to improve on it.
5. Avoid committing the same mistake/error again.
6. If you are no sure of what you are doing, ask help/advice or suggestion from your instructor.
a. Work on improving yourself through your mistake by setting a standard on whatever you do.
b. Consider your mistake as a challenge to do better next time.
The Need for Planning Before Starting a New Job
As a trainee it is very necessary that you know exactly what you really want to achieve while training. Here, you will have to begin to learn how to plan. You must plan whatever you want to accomplish. Planning will help you work along the right direction, and will enable you to work systematically. Planning will also enable you to make prompt decisions and implement quick actions in whatever undertaking you are to accomplish.
Planning involves two major aspects, first, set your goals, and second develop strategies to meet these goals. The following are some practical suggestions in making a plan of action.1.Determine what exactly you want to do and why you are doing it. 2.Know what your needs are. Be specific. 3.Determine whether it will be done by you alone or with the cooperation of others. If it is a group work, discuss the work with the group and work as a team. 4.Set a standard on what you are going to accomplish. 5.Program your activities. A chart/outline will help you set targets.