13 Things to Know to Become A True Professional At Work!

In this article, we would discuss different attributes related to good professionalism. I would suggest every aspiring leader and business professional to work out on the following insights through which you would get the much-awaited respect that you desire:


Avoid Being A Late Latif:

You need to practice punctuality because this way you would be able to control others. Kick out terms like Late Latif, Mr. Late which may diminish your professional image and dignity at your workplace. Don’t justify your lateness.

Self-confidence wala style:

Self-confidence is an attribute which can create a tick mark in the blank slate of the minds of your colleagues. It’s actually your professional positioning statement. Be confident and be positive.


Whatever you do, try to be a finisher. Meet the deadlines. You need to be efficient but effective. For this, you need to plan from the bottom. The company should get some profit out of your every task.

Being humorous:

Always try to be little humorous. Apart from this, you should have the courage to admit your flaws, you need to delink insecurity and inferiority complex from your mindset as a leader because these are traits which are largely criticized by others.

Patience is the mother of all virtues:

Everyone may not move as per your frequency. One may be a beginner or a learner. Try to have patience because there slow workers too on this rare earth.

Be a Business Professional: Pay respect, get respect

Every great person is actually great because of his humble nature. You need to be down to earth so that you will be loved by the people. You need to display an inner respect for others.

Avoid office gossiping:

Don’t let other’s ego affect your mind. Avoid gossiping which is quite worthless and a waste of time. Of course, you can use this grapevine for collecting hidden information about the surrounding.

Be a great communicator and change agent:

You need to communicate the managerial decisions to your subordinates for smooth functioning. You shouldn’t hide changes which are happening around.

Provogue  and encouragement:

You should have the right skills to motivate others. Encourage you co-workers ,it can boost their confidence level. But efforts are never rewarded but results are.

Knowledge is power:

Gain knowledge by reading more. Knowledgeable leaders are feared by poor performers.

Be systematic:

You should be hard working but a smart worker is never disorganized. Maintain Kaizen at your office cubicle.

Right professional at work:

Avoid drinking with    everyone.  Inside the premise, a strict no no! Don’t be too rugged with others.  You need not be taken as granted. Be the boss at times.

Avoid bad postures:

Try to maintain a good posture. You need have a regular doctor check up too because the are many side effects of a bad posture which may cause MSI too.

Hope all these would be of great help to you to become a true business professional. Good luck commander. Don’t stay ashore. Jump into the red and blue ocean of professionalism. But don’t fight alone.

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Sanmaya Rath is a training Head at Black Panther Guards & Services Pvt.Ltd, Bhubaneswar. Formerly Professor(Marketing),Krupajal & INC,Bhubaneswar. Visiting Prof.(IEP),FABS B-School Pvt.Ltd.,Bhubaneswar. Associated with 2COMS, Bajaj Allianz,Bharti Airtel.