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What is a Career in Politics?

Aug 19th 2019 at 12:39 AM

Career in Politics

A Career in Politics has always intrigued me. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Politics actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Politics. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Politics, when I came across:

Sudhir Kapoor's outlook!

Sudhir Kapoor is an experienced professional with 4 years in Politics. Sudhir Kapoor has worked in Politics as President Trader Association in Samajwadi Party. In Sudhir Kapoor's own words, this is how Sudhir Kapoor got into Politics: "From my school days, I knew I wanted to start my own business but before going into any business I wanted to gain some job and professional experience so I started working with Nestle India, Dehradun as a Sales Officer. After that, I started my own business of tea and spices by the name of Zaika. In 2000, I started real estate business as a broker and since then I am working as a colonizer and builder in Dehradun and my firm name is, Hindustan Real Estate. I am also a State President of Trader Association in Samajwadi Party."

Career Video on Politics

In a video, Sudhir Kapoor has talked about various aspects of a Career in Politics. Sudhir Kapoor started by explaining Politics as: "Politics is the process of making decisions that apply to members of a group. It refers to achieving and exercising positions of governance organized control over a human community, particularly a state. The academic study focusing on just politics, which is therefore more targeted than all Political science, is sometimes referred to as Politology" It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.

We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Politics is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Politics. Sudhir Kapoor touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • General Knowledge
  • Indian Constitution
  • Rules & Regulation of Parties
  • Social Work

This Career demands specific Skills which only an experienced professional can lay out.
Sudhir Kapoor then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Politics:

  • Patience
  • Communication Skills
  • Decision Making Skills
  • Presence of Mind
  • Public Speaking

Positives of any Career motivate one to work hard for the same.
Sudhir Kapoor believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Politics:

  • Respect & Recognition
  • Strong Networking
  • Giving Back to Society

It is important that one develops a fair understanding of the Challenges of this Career.
And, Sudhir Kapoor believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Politics:

  • No Fix Timings
  • Meeting People s Expectations
  • Always at Scrutiny

In the final section of the video Sudhir Kapoor talks about How a day goes in a Career in Politics. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Politics, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

Career Counseling 2.0

This disposition on a Career in Politics was just the starting point of my research on LifePage. I think LifePage is doing an amazing job of connecting real professionals with Career seekers. It is truly an amazing innovation in the area of Career Counseling. You can learn more about LifePage on:

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