As a popular Disney princess, Cinderella gives us the easiest and most simple lesson of them all – dream and believe. Believing in your dreams makes you aspire for more and achieve high levels of success. Without motivation, it is likely that you career will not blossom at all and you will be stuck in the same position for years. Have a plan and make it happen!
Ariel is an inspiration for children around the globe as she challenges her father in a bid to get what she wants. While being disobedient is frowned upon, the primary message in the Little Mermaid is to venture out of your comfort zone and achieve the impossible. Additionally, Ariel demonstrates the importance of honoring a commitment – something that is important in the workplace.
When Belle is captured in the castle, she struggles to come to terms with the enormous and scary Beast who owns it. Instead of being intimidated, Belle is confident in her ability to level with the Beast and look beyond his monstrous exterior. Applied in the workplace, you can successfully understand your colleagues and learn to work effectively with them.
Snow White is threatened with death and abandoned in the forest, but yet she manages to maintain a positive outlook towards her life. A positive attitude in an employee can make all the difference to the employer. Keeping an enthusiastic approach towards your work and colleagues will essentially enable you to progress in your career as well as be happy at work.
Princess Jasmine falls in love with a pauper, who steals for money and scavenges for food. The non-judgmental quality of Jasmine makes her see beyond Aladdin’s flaws and accept him as he is. If you are judgmental at work and jump to conclusions at the shortest thing, you are likely to become the least liked person in the office. Be patient and listen carefully before you arrive at your conclusion.
Sleeping Beauty spends a lot of her life living as a peasant and learns of her good fortune much later in her life. She obediently listens and arrives at the castle waiting to be saved by the prince who will come to rescue her. Aurora gives us the lesson of being patient and receiving a reward for your efforts – something we all crave in the workplace.
There are lessons embedded in everything that we watch – from the TV shows and films to animations and cartoons. We are surrounded by life and career lessons at every opportunity; however we often fail to recognize them.
Here are 6 important career lessons that you learned from Disney Princesses: