Four Basics To Boost An International Career

  • Published on:
    March 11, 2020
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    7 minutes

Leaving your comfort zone is on-trend. The benefits of fully exploiting the opportunities that the current globalized system offers are evident. As entrepreneurs, ambitious women and builders of our own career, we realize the potential of being able to project our projects and work globally. But how do we break the barriers to expand ourselves internationally?

INVEST IN TRAVEL

It’s said that traveling is the only expense that makes you richer. And does not true? Investing in knowing our planet, the richness of the cultural diversity that lives through the different countries of the globe can give you a totally fresh, impartial and analytical perspective with amazing power to develop our ideas in an optimal way. Take advantage of your pleasure trips to observe and investigate how each country you visit works, meet locals with whom to share opinions and make contacts. If you “leaving seeds” in each of your trips, you never know where one of your projects can germinate and bear fruit.

LEARN LANGUAGES

It would have been great if Esperanto had succeeded. But unfortunately, it was not like that. Therefore, in order to project your career internationally, you must strive to master at least two languages correctly. Chinese is the most spoken language in the world followed by Spanish and English, although this data fluctuates (source: Ethnologue). According to your objectives and geographical areas where you want to operate after the proper market research, learning languages in a stratified way according to your goals would be a good option.

LEARNING TO ADAPT TO OTHER CULTURES

Today, prejudices must become obsolete. The society in which we live is increasingly globalized, mixed and diverse. Knowing how to adapt to the changes that the modern era is experiencing is essential to be able to live in a global community successfully. Knowing how to adapt to other cultures in a respectful way, with an open mind, and in a comprehensive way, is clearly essential to be able to income a professional career in any environment. For breaking down entrenched prejudices, unlearning and meaningful may serve as an effective remedy. The greater the number of cultures to which you know how to adapt, the greater international success you will be able to archive and more value as a professional you will have.

ACTION PLAN

Get to work. Having already the previous research and groundwork, it’s time to put your ideas, strengths, aspirations and objectives together to create a clear image for your project. The book entitled The Treasure Map by the Spanish writer Carlos Fraga, tells us about the importance of putting our vision on paper and image to devise it in an orderly manner and keep the idea in our head to attract it. Your action plan can take the form that best suits you, considering that as much clarity you have about them, the greater the probability of making it real.

Ester Mbomio Lagar

Ester is an Executive Journalist with significant experience in communications, international affairs, diplomacy, and public administration. She has a passion for cultures, sustainable development, and innovation. On Women on Topp, she promotes a healthy success and a balanced lifestyle for empowering businesswomen.

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