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Will You Be Ready When Opportunity Knocks

· Goals,Success,Personal Development,goals,motivation

In a time when "great" opportunities seem to be scarce due to the pandemic and technilogial advancements (automation, innovation, etc.). Many peole with good skills are left behind with mediocre opportunities.

Those with "great" skills and possess the highest level of confidence in themselves are taking advantage of the amazing opportunities coming their way.

We have two competing narratives. Official data says millions are unemployed and seeking work. At the same time, businesses say they can’t find enough workers.

Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her. - Laozi

A skills mismatch between the workers who need jobs and the job openings themselves isn’t unusual. But many of today’s available jobs don’t require advanced education.

Whille companies are struggling to find workers for less skilled jobs, the job market is ultra-competitive for companies looking for top-tier talent.

When the opportunities presents itself can you compete with the best? Do you feel confident you possess the necessary skills?

If you don't today is the day to change that. 

While many seeking additional skills first turn to college as the first option. But I'm living proof that you don't necessary need college to boost your skills.

I have an Masters in General Management and Project Management, along with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. While that has helped me greatly in my corporate journey.

The skills that I have acquired outside of college, self-learning software development, UI/UX design, building busienss models, creating blogs, becoming a published author and lanching a startup company has served me far greater. 

None of which came from sitting in a classroom earning a degree.

I say this to say that in today's highly competitive climate you must possess the skills to compete for great opportunities when they come your way.

Below I will leave you with some tools I use today to learn a broad range of skills:

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