Principle 3: Power of Personal Leadership People around you determine your success. As an ambitious business analyst you must always surround yourself with individuals you can learn from. Make sure you find someone or a few more experienced people in your organization who you can model. All highly successful people model themselves on someone that is even more successful.
Principle 1: Think and Feel Goals Do everything with the end goal in mind. It is imperative for any successful business analyst or any business professional to start their career with the end goal in mind. Where do you want to get to? What would you love to achieve? If you haven’t created your end goal yet, then today is a good day to do that!
Principle 2: The Right Knowledge Building a Business Analysis knowledge foundation with every opportunity you find would stand you in good stead. You would have heard the saying that ‘knowledge is power’, this is also very true in your role as a business analyst. Always learn and be a sponge for more information and you will be surprised how far that takes you.
Business Analysis Career Progression Options - this picture illustrates alternative career path options for Business Analysts who are wondering on what's next for them to do on the corporate career ladder!