A – Adapt to new situations and changing environment. The today’s business world is always changing at a faster rate than ever before.
B – Be Brave; Speak up and not out when you are not happy about something at work. Also, be brave enough to share your new ideas and embrace your team’s ideas.
C – Care for your work, your team, your peers. Show genuine interest.
D – Delegate when you can especially if you are in a leadership position.
E – Excell in your tasks. There is no need to be mediocre when you can be excellent.
F – Follow-up; an important skill to have. Develop it. Be great with follow-ups, be it with clients or your team or your own pending tasks.
G – Grit; Start something and stick to it till its accomplished.
H – Humane; Remember we are all humans and prone to make mistakes.
I – Integrity; Do not compromise your reputation. Fight for what you believe in.
J – Judicious; Try to be that person that people can come to for advice, the Go-to person.
K – Knowledge; Keep learning and endeavor to be an expert in your career/field of interest.
L – Listen; Teach yourself to listen to understand and not to respond.
M – Mystery; As much as you try to be open, keep your private life private. That is your business.
N – New things; Do not be left behind when something new is happening and especially in the face of new innovations.
O – Opportunity favours the bold; Be on the lookout for new opportunities to make a difference and to advance your career.
P – Plan ahead, be prepared for the unexpected.
Q – Quick, ‘Speed is the new currency for business’
R – Rest, your body needs it. Take the company paid vacation and rest. Remember you can only be as productive when your whole being is as healthy.
S – Simple, ‘Simplicity is the highest form of sophistication’. Keep things simple.
T – Trust, do not break it. It is costly.
U – Unique; Never forget that you are unique as an individual. Embrace that, be proud of who you are, and if you are not, then chart out a path that will get you there.
V – Valiant; Show courage and determination especially in the face of adversity because tough times will come.
W – Winning; Always strive for a win-win.
X – eXcited; Find out the one thing that eXcites you and go for it whether personal or professional.
Y – Youth; Stay young at heart.
Z – Zeal; Use this well. Not too much, not too little. Just enough for every situation.