Are you a star performer? Do you know any star performer in your organization? How they look like? How they get thing done? Do you know why they become star performer? Do you know you can be a star performer as well? Star performer is the greatest human capital of a company, if you are one of it, your company will like to keep you forever. In order to be a star performer, the best way is to ask them how they become one. If you don’t know anyone of them, let me share some tips here.
Get Thing Done
No matter how good is your academic results, how well you will in the past, to be a star performer, you need to get thing done properly. A lot of people think they have good academic results, they win a lot of completion, automatically they deserve to be pay more and earn more. Proof yourself first, money will come later. For the tasks that had been assigned to you, you need to re-arrange it and see which one is more important to your company and do it first. Re-organize your table for better efficiency so you can get thing done faster and properly.
Are you a team player? Most of the star performer is team player. Listen carefully. Star performer is team player, but most of them can get thing done very fast by themselves and they are still the shining star in the team. Why? Most of the people like to be part of the winning team and this will motivate everyone toward a bigger goal when there is a star performer in the team. If you are the football fans, you will know what I mean.
Understand the Company Priority
All star performers know the company priority very well. They able to shift gear base on company objectives and focus. The company focus will may change dramatically due to lost of a key customer or economic situation. For most of us, when the company cutting down expenses, stop the project, freeze recruiting, we will complain why the company is doing this. But for star performer, they will re-align themselves and think about new way on how to help company to survive in the difficult situation. Are you able to do that? Or you think it is not your business? If you can shift gear or not willing to help the company to survive, then don’t complain about why you company don’t give you pay raise and promotion via the star performer getting 50% increase in the annual salary.
In order to success in your career, it is not what you know that make you success, it is what you do and contribute to the company that make you shine. Next time, when the company need some extra help or ideas, take the lead, share your ideas and execute the project.