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Positivity In The Workplace serves to connect 20-somethings of all professional backgrounds on their inspirations and individual approaches on confronting challenges while building a successful future. If you would like to share your two cents or would like to recommend an individual for this ongoing series, please email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Happy Reading!
Name: Devin Patel
City: Orlando, FL
Profession: Wealth Management
What inspires or motivates you?
“Being able to help others that are feeling confused, isolated, and powerless by giving them direction, confidence, and capabilities through leadership, relationships, and creativity.”
How do you approach challenges?
“By focusing on solutions not problems.”
How do you deal with or manage your stress?
“I enjoy working out, playing golf, or reading. Mainly, I live a stress free lifestyle by understanding there is always something great out of every opportunity we have, whether you choose to believe it or not, there is always something you can learn and grow from.”
What is your personal philosophy when it comes to your career?
“My philosophy is that no matter what can happen positive or negative, there is always something you can learn from the situation. It may not always be what we want but it is what we must do to persevere.”
What do you feel is the most important characteristic to possess in order to be successful?
“I think it’s very important to look at every situation with a positive attitude; this allows you to make the most of it and take the best from it. Having gratitude is a very important characteristic you need to be successful; this is needed to continually progress with the challenges we face on a daily basis and as an entrepreneur. Also, having gratitude for the opportunities you are given and the ones you can create is a must.”