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Find out the benefits of choosing to be a possibility thinker

Find out the benefits of choosing to be a possibility thinkerImage Credit: Supplied

One of the beautiful things in life is that each of us is unique, with different levels of intelligence, interests, aptitudes and desires. What will the scenario be if we are similar in all aspects? Imagine this world full of people with personality types, traits and a set of good or bad habits that are exactly similar with yours. Would you like to be part of such world?

Remember, the beauty of creation is that each of us is different. One just has to become the best version of himself or herself. And the overall struggle is to keep discovering one's original self. The more you discover yourself, the more possibilities of growth you will attract.

Being the best is strictly a reflection of your attitudes and desires. Irrespective of your current job title, believe that you still possess the highest ability to be the best that you choose to be. I would like to highlight the words ''you choose to be.''

Yes, you have the freedom to choose. If you choose a ''can do'' attitude, you can make miracles happen every day as this is the attitude of a possibility thinker. However, if you have a ''can't do'' attitude, you may as well not even show up for work. These two different attitudes precisely determine one's success or failure.

It is true that in any type of business, the most valuable ideas are those that make money, save money, save time or improve the way things are being done. Every improvement, however small, is actually a step towards the right direction.

You should be alert for opportunities to improve things in your work environment on a continuous basis, irrespective of how small it is, with a ''can do'' attitude. The accumulated effect will result in mega success or a miraculous discovery of something absolutely new.

So, wear the ''can do'' lens from today and see the abundance of possibilities in your life floating around just waiting for you to show up.

Handy Hints:

• Take time to discover yourself to attract possibilities of growth

• Every individual has the freedom to choose what is best for him

• Be alert for opportunities to improve things in your workplace

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Source: Kamran Ahmed Siddiqui, Special to Jobs & Careers

The writer is Training Manager in a major Abu Dhabi Oil & Gas Company