Frequent career transitions used to be a sign of failure but today, being career mobile and having a diverse array of experiences is not only common, but is rapidly becoming aspirational. Today’s leaders need to have a career matrix, with horizontal and vertical moves signifying depth and breadth of experience, skills and exposure to different markets.Continue Reading
Regardless of the stages of life, your circumstances or even your abilities, you should always plan your career.
I see many people who get so comfortable in their career that they stop planning ahead and park. An example will be someone who works for a bank and has had a successful career.
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Over the last 20 years of transition, I’ve often heard, “I can’t have the career I want because I don’t have the right experience.”
I felt the same way when I began my career transition journey at the age of 22. It started broad, with wanting to better educate myself, or to own a business. Although these careers seemed vastly different, they all appealed to me.
Then I realised I was the main obstacle getting in the way of me pursuing my dream job.Continue Reading
Once you discover who you are, the truth of knowing who you are, the truth will set you free. It will enable you to be the leader in your life and you truly can live a healthy, happy & prosperous life. Too many people wander through life waiting for opportunity to find them. They know they want things like a good job, a nice car, a nice home, love and friendship, but they have never really taken the time to be specific about what they want.Continue Reading
It seems as if everywhere we turn others are giving us advice, or an opinion about what could or should be done about a situations or problem. A key to success is knowing the difference between good and not-so-good advice and acting on the good advice.Continue Reading
I’m facing a job change and I’m thinking about my next step. In reflecting, I realise that I’ve never had a plan or vision for where I want to be and have just let chance guide me. How should I proceed?Continue Reading
Many times I come across linkedin profile statues stating that the individual is ‘Looking for the next opportunity. This defies the purpose of opportunity, and also raises a few questions. How do you find opportunity? Does opportunity find you? Is it luck?Continue Reading
We already know that it is only possible for our brain to focus on one thing at a time. While we are focusing on fear, worry or hate, it is not possibe for us to be experiencing happiness, enthusiasm or love. As time passes, we seem to sometimes find it easier to stay in the current situation, same frustrated relationship, boring & unfulfilling job.Continue Reading
Have you ever thought of buying a car and all of a sudden start seeing this specific make & model everywhere on the road? Chances are, they were always around you but you did not “see”, or at least did not notice, any. Why? Because you were not looking for this car. Opportunity is the same way.Continue Reading