From studying aeronautical engineering to becoming Miss World and then an actress to now a global star and author of her first book 'Unfinished', there's been no stopping Priyanka Chopra once she developed the habit of working hard and going from success to success. But nobody handed this success out to her on a platter. She recognised and seized the opportunities by always being prepared to go an extra mile, or in her case, many miles.
In a recent interview, Priyanka Chopra said, 'I’m not someone who rests on my laurels'. This is, in fact, the secret sauce to success as has been traditionally proven by many successful entrepreneurs and achievers. Scientific studies too, show that successful people always have a common set of habits that empowers them to achieve their goals for the world to marvel after.
While she may be a star and celebrity to the world, her stardom rests on fact that she is an astute businesswoman who has built an empire of her own by assimilating a set of qualities and habits and consistently following after.
Here are ten business qualities you must learn from Priyanka Chopra Jonas:
Take risks: Despite having a full-fledged career in India. She went to the U.S to chase her dream of becoming pursuing acting in Hollywood. She is good at evaluating the consequences and making the right decisions at the right time.
Trust the Process: Priyanka has always been vocal about how the process is more meaningful to her than the outcome. She enjoys the journey. Of course, there will be ups and downs, but that is all the fun part of it. You must always trust the process.
It is okay to reject a few offers: You cannot say yes to everything. It is better to under-promise instead of delivering below expected standards. One must learn to say no.
Learn to balance between risk and comfort: Priyanka preaches taking risks. But at the same time, she focuses on finding the right balance between risk and staying where you are comfortable. Taking a lot of risks can play on your mind. Learn to choose both comfort and risk at the same time.
Be accountable: If you are a part of the deal, good or bad. Hold yourself accountable. Running away from reality can make you delusional. Accept your mistakes and move on.
Do not put a cap on your dreams: Priyanka has always backed the idea of dreaming big. The bigger your goals are, the more you achieve. She is a living example of how much one can be successful despite starting from scratch.
Be vocal about your achievements more often: Priyanka has been very vocal about how proud she is of her achievements. Talking about your accomplishments makes you feel confident and gives you the energy to push yourself farther.
Be willing to sacrifice anything to achieve your goals: The one and the only most crucial thing in life are your goals. There is no limit to what you can let go of to achieve what you want to.
Always have something to fall back on: Before venturing into Hollywood, Priyanka Chopra rested assured that she has both her feet dug deep into Bollywood. She ensured that she had something to fall back upon in case she happens to crossroads with failures.
Don’t be scared to learn about unchartered territories: Priyanka started her journey as a model, she took up acting later, and now she is writing books, investing in startups, she owns a production company, and so much more. You don’t have to stop at one thing that you like to do. She is an example of the fact that we can do it all.