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Positive attitude leads to successful career 13 March, 2012

To excel in any field, deep knowledge about that industry is essential

Positive attitude leads to successful career

Br. Biju Kumar, Head of Corporate and International Relations (CCIR), Amrita University was the chief guest in the weekly session of Online Gurukul on March 13, 2012. The topic of the session was Building Blocks for a Successful Career.

Br. Biju, while interacting with the participants, said the building block of successful career development is comprised of four components: skills, values, interests and personality traits. “Attitude plays a pivotal role in one’s career development. Positive attitude helps you to stay optimistic and achieve more goals,” he said.

He added that deep knowledge in whatever field you select is essential if you want to shine in that field. “In this competitive world updating your knowledge and skills are very important. It gives an added advantage in your field and increases your job opportunities. Without proper understanding about your field, you cannot grow in your job. Therefore, to survive, try to acquire more knowledge daily. By proper planning, you can make your career successful.”

Points to Remember

Focus Goal

The ability to have clarity on the objectives that you strive for in your personal and professional life.


The understanding and knowledge of who you are including your skills, values, interests, behaviors and character.


The firm belief in your abilities. Seek professional help if this is an area of weakness.


The ability to control and restrain impulses. Energy can be focused and channeled toward your ambitions.


Around eight colleges attended the session.

The goal of Online Gurukul is to assist and empower needy students. The classes are being transmitted through Amrita University's award winning E-Learning platform - A-VIEW (Amrita Virtual Interactive E-Learning World).