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Giving Up: Why You Should Never Let Your Pride Get The Best Of You

Pride is a funny thing. It can make you feel invincible like you can take on the world. But it can also be your downfall. When it comes to your career, giving up should never be an option. Sure, there will be times when you fail in your career. But that’s part of the journey. What matters is how you react to those failures.




Too much pride can lead to unrealistic expectations and a refusal to accept help or advice. It can also make us blind to our faults and eager to criticize others. A healthy dose of pride is good, but too much can hold us back.

Pride can be a significant obstacle, preventing us from achieving our goals.

Pride is a significant obstacle.


Pride is often seen as a positive trait. After all, it motivates us to achieve our goals and be the best we can be. However, pride can also be a significant obstacle, standing in the way of our success.


When we are too proud to ask for help or accept constructive criticism, we close ourselves off from the resources and guidance we need to achieve our goals. We also become blind to our faults and weaknesses, preventing us from making the necessary changes to improve ourselves.


Too much pride can lead to arrogance, which is off-putting to others and makes it challenging to build strong relationships. If we want to be successful in life, we need to be aware of our pride and learn to moderate it.


It's okay to stumble in your career -- Giving Up should not be an option.


We all have moments where we stumble in our careers. Maybe we make a mistake at work or have a tough time adjusting to a new job. Whatever the case may be, it's okay to stumble occasionally. No one's career is a straight line to the top. Most careers are full of stumbles, detours, and wrong turns. The key is not to let these setbacks get you down. Instead, use them as learning opportunities to help you grow and reach your goals. What's important is how you recover from your stumble and what you learn from the experience.





Asking for help is a strength, not a weakness.


We're supposed to be strong and independent, able to handle everything on our own. But the truth is, asking for help is a strength, not a weakness.

There is a common misconception that asking for help is a sign of weakness. We're supposed to be strong and independent, able to handle everything independently. But the truth is, asking for help is a strength, not a weakness. It takes courage to admit that we need assistance and strength to reach out and ask for it.


When we ask for help, we show vulnerability. We admit that we need assistance and cannot do it all alone. This is a strength, not a weakness. Asking for help is also a sign of humility. We are admitting that we are not perfect and need help from others. This is a quality that is to be admired, not scorned.


Pride is often the enemy of progress. It can prevent us from asking for help when we need it and prevent us from learning from our mistakes. So next time you find yourself in need of help, don't be afraid to ask.



Giving up -- not an option in building a career.


During your career, there will be times when you feel like giving up. Maybe you're feeling burnt out, or like you're not making any progress. Or perhaps you're just facing some challenges and setbacks.


Whatever the reason, it's essential to never give up on your career. Yes, there will be tough times, but if you persevere, you will eventually find success. So if you're feeling like giving up, remember that it's not worth it in the end. Keep pushing forward, and you will reach your career goals. So keep moving forward, no matter what.


There will always be setbacks and challenges, but giving up will only make things worse for you.


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Article by Njumele Rollack, Njumele Patrick-Rollack, Njumele Patrick

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