Creating the Career You Want – Tip #52

Creating the Career You Want – Tip #52

When you think back on an experience, do your thoughts turn to what went well or do you more easily focus on what went wrong? When you get feedback, do you hear the comments on where you were particularly effective or does your attention go immediately to your...
Creating the Career You Want – Tip #51

Creating the Career You Want – Tip #51

I’ve met too many people who believe that all they have to do to succeed is work hard. It would be nice if that were true, but I’ve watched these same people experience disappointment when they are overlooked for opportunities or passed up for a promotion. The...
Creating the Career You Want – Tip #50

Creating the Career You Want – Tip #50

During our series on creating the career you want, we have focused our attention on you. We’ve talked about things that you can do to build your portfolio of skills, promote your personal brand, and make your endeavors visible. While these are key components to...
Creating the Career You Want – Tip #49

Creating the Career You Want – Tip #49

If a tree falls in a forest and no one hears it, does it make a sound? Along the same lines: If you have a fantastic personal brand and no one knows about it, is it still impactful? Unlike the first, much-debated question, I believe there is a clear answer to the...