Stay a beginner |  Keeping a beginner's mindset in your work style

Stay a beginner | Keeping a beginner's mindset in your work style

Staying a beginner means staying free and always having a beginner's mindset which embraces mistakes, and ignores barriers, focusing on idea development and cultivating values and beliefs in your work. It means staying a learner and never assuming you've reached the end, because amateurs and beginners :


They don't give up their freedom

That is the most important part of being a beginner, as there are no limits to their ideas. They work anywhere, accomplish tasks independently, and frequently adjust their schedules.

On the contrary professionals adhere to strict schedules, regulations and rules which they comply with, and they restrain themselves in the prison of trials and experience, gradually distancing themselves from freedom over time.


They never stop learning

As for every new project, they learn something new. Imagine working on a project related to a specific disease; this scenario requires reading and analyzing to fully understand the project. Beginners are compelled to learn, which gives them an advantage compared to professionals, who often rely on their old knowledge and experiences. Remaining continuously updated is a remarkable advantage unlike any other.

Amateurs are driven by experience

A new job, new skill, new customer, all of those are new trials, beginners and amateurs love to experience and try everything new despite the results they might get, so every experience it's an opportunity to enrich their professional journey.

Professionals often become weary of experimentation.They quickly tire of setbacks and failures, leading them to shy away from trying new approaches, overlooking the benefits that experimentation can bring.

They are freed from past results

Being a professional means you've already had many experiences that have shaped your style and approach. The way you handled each previous situation is likely how you'll approach future projects.

But amateurs aren't stuck on old experiments. They experiment everything new like young children, forgetting about what happened before. That makes their imagination and creativity spark.

Choose a beginner's confidence over a pro's

Feeling good about your work is great, but beginners and learners have a different kind of confidence compared to professionals.

Beginners feel motivated to take on new and different jobs and projects, looking for excitement rather than just sticking to what they know. On the other hand, professionals often hesitate to take risks and might just say "no" to anything that doesn't meet their expectations. Saying "no" is important sometimes, but beginners have an advantage in trying out new ideas and being free to do things differently. Each new step is like a new adventure and a chance to learn something new.

Beginners listen, pros ignore

Beginners always pay attention to what you say, whether they fully understand it or not. They're curious and ask about everything, believing there's always something important to listen to.

On the other hand, professionals get bored quickly, ignoring long conversations and moving on. Then, they stick to discussions that only interest them.

Beginners work as a team, pros build hierarchies

Beginners run their companies like start-ups, assigning tasks themselves and working independently. They prioritize achievements and smooth operations without exaggeration. They believe one person is better than five, and five are better than twenty.

In contrast, professionals establish companies based on hierarchies, titles, and lengthy meetings, creating more daily restrictions


To stay a beginner means to achieve more and be more creative, focusing your professionalism on the quality of your outcomes, not your mindset, keeping a beginner's mindset implies avoiding complexity and restriction, continuously evolving yourself, and finding enjoyment in what you do.

So, be a professional with your outcomes and results, and keep a beginner's mindset. 

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