It's not easy to reinvent yourself in your career, and it's not fast. However, if you don't get started now, you'll never get to your next adventure.
There’s a growing body of research evidence—and a lot of commonsense—that suggests we benefit on many levels when we regularly display gratitude to the people who help us on our journeys. I checked, and the world can use the positive impact of more gratitude right about now.
One of my favorite parts of helping experienced professionals identify their “next” in their careers is helping them open their minds to the many alternative paths available to them. Typically, we hold narrow views of our options and close our minds to paths that will challenge and change us.
There's a reason I devote on average one-day per working week to supporting the development of new managers in my practice. It's important. And while I spend a good deal of time highlighting the challenges of the role, there are at least six big reasons why you might love this role.
Whether you classify making a career shift as a fun fantasy or it just feels overwhelming, there’s a strong gravitational pull that keeps too many people in place, miserable in jobs and roles they’ve long since lost interest in or outgrown. However, this doesn't have to be your fate.
If you are either considering the move from contributor to a manager or you are responsible for developing new managers on your team, here are four actions you can take to improve your odds of success.
We create programs to help people achieve things they never thought possible in their careers. From first-time managers to senior executives, career reinventors, people navigating challenging conversations, or individuals working to level up, we strive to bring this purpose to life in everything we do.
Here are ten lessons that emerged from the great dialog in my two recent Feedback Boot Camp workshops.
If you are thinking of making the move to managing (or, if you have a team member considering this move), What You Need to Know Before Day One as a New Manager is a must-attend!
The biggest challenge faced by many individuals who desperately believe they need to do something different with their careers is moving from recognition to action. It’s easy and cathartic to daydream about doing something different with your skills and interests. Yet, bringing these daydreams to life is another matter. Here are ideas to help: