Infographic: You're a Horrific Employee, But These 3 Questions Can Make You Amazing

Yes, you are a bad employee. Worse you are a disengaged employee. Ultimately you hate your job, but you're terrified of leaving because...

  • You need the money.
  • Your skill set sucks.
  • You have no clue what you want to do.
  • You're comfortable.

Does this sound like you?

If you are still not convinced, take a look at the infographic by OfficeVibe (below). And if any of those points sound like you, then guess what -- you're a disengaged employee. And it's unfair to you and your company to continue working at a place you hate.

But before you submit your resignation you need an exit plan. You can start by asking yourself these 3 questions:

  1. What do you want to get out of your life?
  2. How can you serve the world for getting the life you want?
  3. What type of work will benefit the lifestyle you want?

Take your time answering those questions and in the meantime how about doing a combination of the following:

  • Teach yourself Java or JavaScript or C# or PHP
  • Give a speech a week to local organizations
  • Start a blog and grow your email subscribers
  • Get interviewed on various podcasts
  • Learn a foreign language fluently
  • Write for a large blog -- like The Huffington Post
  • Self-publish a book
  • Do Yoga
  • Set goals and write them down
  • Reduce TV watching to an hour per day
  • Make a list of 20 companies you would like to work for
  • Spend 5 hours a month networking
  • Spend 30 minutes + per day reading
  • Listen to podcasts and audiobooks
  • Join a mastermind group

You work on this list for next 12 months. You complete everything on this list, imagine what happens to your job prospects?

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