Hello Everyone reading from around the world! Thank you for tuning in on another Thursday with me.
I just accepted a new [DREAM] position this week as personal assistant to blank blank blank an NYC based Wedding Planner.
Now I pretty much have to stay hush hush about the entire thing but I WILL tell you that whatever you are working towards.. KEEP GOING. I never thought this moment would come and it has finally arrived, guns blazing.
Naturally, since this is my first week, I am making mistakes left and right. My inner perfectionist cannot handle it guys. So if you are a type A personality that has written down an allotted time to even read this post… Keep reading.
1. Anticipate that you will not have it all correct the first time around.
Mentally prepare yourself for the undeniable fact that you WILL mess up sometimes. Whether its with a new job, school, or just in life in general, no one is perfect, no matter how hard you try to be. Give your self time to get adjusted.
2. Over planning can actual kill the plan.
Give plans some wiggle room. Life is messy and not everything can be laid out in a perfect little package. Your boss is expecting you to be a little erratic your first week.
3. Write it down and then walk away from it.
When you have a million projects going on at once.. overthinking and overworking your brain can actually cause you to become LESS productive. Write things down to make sure you don’t forget, then take a break. Whether its just scrolling through Instagram or just having a quick meditation session at your desk… Give your noggin’ some breathing room to process.
4. Focus on the good.
You obviously should learn from every mistake you make during your premature days at a new job. But, its totally okay to keep reminding yourself that you are making some right moves (along with some rookie mistakes). This can boost your confidence and help lower the intimidation a tad.
5. You are doing great!
I know it may seem like you can also do better. But just know that you are doing a great job at adjusting to your new environment. Reward yourself for making it another day. Before you know it you will be running the place.. until then just keep learning.