Keep Learning to Keep Succeeding

As a budding professional you have already charted your progression plans and have a keen desire for :

• Recognition in your profession or industry
• Expertise in your area of specialization
• Preparation for your coveted career
• Better scope for promotions or entry into the industry
• Regard and respect of your peer group
• Reduction of monotony in your daily job activities

If any or all of the above mentioned goals appeal to you then you are an ideal candidate for pursuit of professional training. The desire to augment one’s knowledge and develop professional skills has become a necessity. In today’s competitive environment one cannot afford to remain ignorant of advances in one’s chosen profession. A common saying goes-

“You can take a horse to water but you cannot make it drink”

No amount of convincing or promotional activity will motivate you to advance your knowledge base. You will seek training avenues on your own when you are motivated by the burning desire from within to improve yourself and your career prospects.

Basic academic degrees provide the stepping stone for a career in your desired area but constant upgradation of professional knowledge and skills through professional training programmes will ensure a sustained growth.

Always remember it is easier to get into a job but much more difficult to sustain it unless you face head on the new challenges and demands of your profession.

Right training and motivation will stand by you for acquisition of new ideas and methodologies which secure a rising career platform.

It is commonly argued that in today’s age all information can be accessed through internet or through library books then where is the need for wasting your time and resources on attending or subscribing to training programmes. This is a valid argument but training programmes provide additional benefit of interaction with seasoned professionals for better understanding of the current job trends through focused interaction and most importantly, saves you time needed to identify the right answers, which are lost in the sea of search engine results.

Desire to learn has no age, gender or regional bias. Our society is technology driven and each day new concepts flow which contribute to the progress of the human race. Professional training exposes you to new concepts which widen your intellectual horizon. The gains of training may not always be immediate but in the long run professional training is bound to raise your confidence level. A famous saying goes thus

“Training costs you money but so does ignorance”

It would be beneficial to all to be the lookout for avenues to increase your knowledge and professional skills thereby giving a new direction to your cherished goals.

Please leave a comment below sharing what you recently learnt that helped you succeed or what you would like to learn today help you succeed!

About Dr. Deepak Bhanot

Dr Deepak Bhanot is a seasoned professional having nearly 30 years expertise beginning from sales and product support of analytical instruments. After completing his graduation and post graduation from Delhi University and IIT Delhi he went on to Loughborough University of Technology, UK for doctorate research in analytical chemistry. His mission is to develop training programs on analytical techniques and share his experiences with broad spectrum of users ranging from professionals engaged in analytical development and research as well as young enthusiasts fresh from academics who wish to embark upon a career in analytical industry.

Comments

  1. jolaade adegbite says:

    I have learnt so much from this website and most especially from this article. All what has been said is the thought of my heart for years and has really helped me and will still sustain me me in this profession. Please don’t hesitate in sending me all that is required of me to make maximum impact in my organization. I am occupying a position of Coodinator of laboratories of of two colleges(Animal Sciences & Vet. Medicine) in my University at present. I need so much skill to perform and also impact to my colleagues. Your courses can be of tremendous help, pls keep sending and i will be feeding you back with how much it has worked for me and the staff. Thanks so much. Hope to receive a reply.

    Jolaade
    Chief Technologist
    Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta

    • jolaade adegbite says:

      Thanks

      • Saurabh Arora says:

        Dear Jolaade Thank you for your kind words of appreciation! It motivates us to work even harder and bring out more useful content for our readers like you, Thanks once again!

  2. Xue-feng Liu says:

    I learned a lot from the previous proteomics training course offered in this web site. I really appreciate it. I have a hungry heart for new knowledge and technology. If there is a training course for next generation sequencing and bioinformatic information associated to this technique, it would be great. Any way, thanks a lot.

    • Saurabh Arora says:

      HI Liu, thanks for the inputs we will try and do something on sequencing also in the future! our lab is going to enter this field soon. Thanks once again!

  3. Such a clear expression requires clarity of thought, i appreciate the author for the same.
    Being updated is the key to progressive thoughts.
    “Keep learning keep growing”.
    Regards
    Rajat

  4. aduo bruno c says:

    just got to know about your website. I hope ur site will help me to begin to recieve training in molecular biology and other cutting edge bioscience technologies. Do you have opportunities for postdoc trainings?

    • Saurabh Arora says:

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  5. Having read this I thought it was rather enlightening.
    I appreciate you spending some time and effort to put this content together.
    I once again find myself spending a lot of time both reading and leaving comments.
    But so what, it was still worthwhile!

  6. James Okafoanyali says:

    This site has really added to the little I know about HPLC above all a motivation to me to move higher in my quest for excellence. I really need to get more from you guys, am presently rounding up the free HPLC class and I hope to get more involved in molecular biology techniques and others. Keep the good work on guys.

    Technologist James from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka – Nigeria

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