What do you possess that makes you stand out from all the dozens and dozens of resumes that will fly across an executive’s desk?
How will your application catch the attention of the individual who has a stack 2 feet high to go through?
I was in a discussion last night with a group of teenagers and this very topic surfaced. I commented on how fascinating it is that to succeed we need to stand out. Yet we occupy so much of our teenage years trying to belong and be the same as everyone else.
“Why fit in when you were born to stand out.” – Dr. Seuss
So I challenged them to work on it and start to develop their stand out list now. I then shared with them that they need to think of getting their AMA Black Belt as an important part of that list.
How do I know this?
I guarantee that every student with an AMA Black Belt puts this on every one of their applications and resumes. This achievement speaks volumes as it tells the reader you have focus, discipline, commitment, and perseverance… before you have even met them.
So get your AMA Black Belt for what it will do now, and what it will do forever.