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Are You In A Job That Allows You To Excel?

On this site, we talk all about striving for excellence. We talk about pushing yourself so that you can reach your full potential. This is incredibly important when it comes to your career because a job is more than just a means to an end in terms of earning money. Making a living is essential, of course, but so is personal growth. We all work so we can enjoy a good life, but what’s the point of that if you don’t enjoy your career? After all, a career takes up most of your time. It’s a huge part of that life you’re trying to enjoy. Are you in a job that allows you to excel? If you’re not then these industries might provide options that are more appropriate for you.


There’s no denying that a career in education is one of the most rewarding. It’s a job role that’d give you the opportunity to shape people’s lives. Whether you decided to teach younger or older students, you would be able to give them the necessary tools to succeed both in their future career and their future life. After all, students learn social skills as well as academic skills during their time at school. If you want to make a difference to the world by helping the next generation then this career could be your calling. This would help young people grow, but it’d also help you to excel on a personal level. There are careers in education other than teaching, of course. You might even want to check out Tradewind Education for exam invigilator roles. If you want to work in education then any role will allow you to impact people’s lives.


A job in marketing is another one that could really help you to excel on a personal level. If you’re creatively-minded but you want a career with more stability than a self-employed job then this might be the route you’ve been pursuing. Marketing is all about pushing products, services, brands, and ideas. The ability to do this depends on a certain level of imagination and innovation. Maybe you’re gifted with words and you can put together a well-written advert. Maybe you’re a talented artist and you can create captivating graphics that pop out of a page. In either case, there’s a marketing job waiting for you.


This is one of the most rewarding industries on the planet. We’ve already discussed careers that can have a big impact both on other people and on your personal life, but a career in healthcare could help you to save lives and make a massive difference every single day. In terms of earning potential, you could make a very comfortable living in this industry too; healthcare professionals are always in demand, so you’d be providing an immensely valuable service to the community. If you’re a multilingual speaker then you’ll find plenty of doors open to you in terms of job roles and salary increases because your medical knowledge will be able to benefit multiple industries.

You could even work abroad by joining a company such as Doctors Without Borders. There are so many routes to take in this industry. You could even consider a career in mental healthcare rather than physical healthcare. Given the dangerous impacts that mental health problems such as depression and anxiety can have on people’s lives, you’d be providing a service that’s just as essential and life-saving as any other healthcare role. This is an industry that’s well-suited to a caring individual with the mental strength to persevere and study for several years to gain the qualifications necessary to work in a technical role.

About the author, Mark

Mark Asquith is a serial entrepreneur who has built globally successful design, marketing, software and digital businesses since he quit his real job in 2005.

A passionate podcaster, global keynote speaker and helpful bloke, Mark is the co-founder of Podcast Websites and the creator of Excellence Expected. He has a terribly embarrassing beard.

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