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Common career mistakes

By Stephanie Vozza

We may mistakenly attribute our failures to others, and avoid looking at our own shortcomings.

Skip Prichard, author of The Book of Mistakes: 9 Secrets for Creating a Successful Future describes some of the mistakes that are holding us back in our careers.

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Not pursuing your own dream

Do what energizes you and not what someone wanted for you to do.



Be wary of others' valuations.

Don't accept the negative comments of other people when it comes to your self worth.


Not being accountable

Own your mistakes.


Wrong crowd

“You will be the same person in five years except for the books you read and the people you meet,” says motivational speaker Charlie “Tremendous” Jones.

Choose your friends wisely.


Staying in your comfort zone.

"Success is about consistently doing uncomfortable things.” says Skip Prichard.