GUESS HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IN THE US WORKFORCE?
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics put the US workforce at around 160 million people. That is a lot of resumes and applications to the same companies you are applying for!
How do you position yourself to not only stand out but also genuinely have what it takes to excel and succeed in the corporate world?
In case you have not realized it, companies are starting to look less for the academical achievements and more for additional skills and attributes.
The question of if the applicant is coachable is probably one of the most important ones. They want to know, is the applicant focused, concentrated, determined, hardworking, equipped with lots of perseverance?
Can this applicant cope with setbacks and failure and still get back on the mission? Does the applicant have leadership skills and can he/she work in a team - or even better does he care for a team?
No doubt you will learn your academical skills at school, but that’s about it. The things that you really need to not only succeed but to make your career take off are not taught at school.
For those things, you are left alone.
What if I tell you that there is something that you can learn and do that the employers will immediately spot and always recognize as an outstanding skill; making you more preferable over others.
What is it, you ask?
It is being a black belt in the martial arts. As a black belt you could not only be the boss’s bodyguard which on its own makes you interesting already but here’s what recruiters can tell about you from the information that you have a black belt.
You obviously have proven commitment over many years if not decade(s). You have determination, focus, perseverance, and grit and you are also willing to practice your mind and spirit. Countless repetitions and tedious work do not seem to scare you off, and obviously, you can stand your ground.
Between two candidates with equal academic skills, as the CEO of a company, who would I pick?
The answer is obvious, I would choose the black belt any day - he or she have already proven his/her self.
That’s what Christina Paula, a 32-year-old single mother discovered. Suddenly made redundant by her previous employer, Christina was almost hopeless at the thought of beginning the job search process again.
Yet by resuming her martial arts lessons, she was able to distinguish herself from other applicants wherever she applied for a job, getting offers from several companies. Her story is not unique as there are countless other stories I could share.
My name is Sensei Marcus Hinschberger and my wife Christina, and I are the owners of Tokon Martial Arts. Some consider us as an authority when it comes to self-development and self-cultivation.
We have taught thousands of students around the globe how to strengthen and train commitment and how to get an “I am unstoppable” attitude. We help you to set goals, and accomplish them. We teach how to gain more confidence and higher self-esteem. We get students to increase their focus, have more grit and learn how to persevere.
In our Karate school, we create a high achiever atmosphere that will inspire the student not only to stay on track but to keep improving. We strengthen confidence and reduce fear, anxiety, and doubts.
We teach our students to excel, improve and to overcome.
The family-friendly atmosphere that we have at our school creates a circle of friends that are supportive, inspiring and motivating to excel.
When you reach black belt level at Tokon Martial Arts, you will have done what most others will never do or accomplish, and you will have not only a different outlook on life but have the tools to succeed in your career and if desired make it take off.
Don’t just sit and apply for a job, equip yourself with additional skills that make you employable.
If you are ready to advance your career or that of your son, daughter or any other member of your family, then come and visit us at Tokon Martial Arts in Sacramento. Let us help you create a better version of yourself!
The right time for self-improvement is always NOW.
Procrastination is a loser's game!
Enroll yourself, or even better your whole family today.
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Sensei Marcus is also the Director of the Taitoku Self-Development Training, an intense coaching program for emerging talents in the corporate and industrial sectors. If you are a CEO, business leader and management executive that wants to stay on top of their game, then this training program is for you.
You will learn how to master your business, develop your team for greater productivity and multiply results at the speed of light. If you are willing to take your career to the next level, then join the Taitoku Self-Development Training now.
To find out how you can be a part of this select coaching program, visit Taitoku Training or contact Sensei Marcus directly at info@TaitokuTraining.com.
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