Three Steps to Create a Vision for 2012

C-Level Strategies

If you want to be a purveyor of visionary leadership in 2012 you must start by creating a vision for 2012. Here are three essential steps to take to create a vision for 2012: 1. Now, think about your own personal vision for your life and for your career/business/company in 2012.

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Career Mobility Forces Organizations of the Future to Transform

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

According to a 2012 Future Workplace Study, 91% of millennials expect to stay in a job for less than three years, and Fast Company reported a study pointing toward 4-year careers. In a recent Forbes article, Meghan Biro concludes, “career mobility should be seen as a given.”

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2012 – Essential Tips For The Year Ahead.

Rich Gee Group

Everyone is afraid of 2012. Blog Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Life Coaching Ways & Tips 2012 Billboard Fear Options Procrastination

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Indispensable Leadership Wisdom I Wish I Had Early in My Career

C-Level Strategies

Every once in a while a book comes along full of leadership wisdom that I wish I had access to early in my career. Doing otherwise could jeopardize your career.”

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Five tips for career growth

Lead on Purpose

The people whose careers seem to grow the fastest follow similar patterns of behavior. They take charge of their career and accept full responsibility for their growth. The following five actions will help accelerate your career growth: Improve skills and knowledge: Instead of hunkering down in your current state, take specific actions to improve your skills. The Product Management Perspective: Career growth is important to every product manager I know.

The May, 2012 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Joel Garfinkle from Career Advancement Blog presents 5 Surefire Tips for Job Advancement. Professionals who want more from their careers have to seize the initiative. Many of these individuals follow a series of intentional steps to career success to secure promotions.

Lady Luck, Superwoman and Your Career

Coaching Tip

LinkedIn , the world’s largest professional network with more than 150 million members worldwide, today released data about global professionals’ perceptions of the role Lady Luck has played in their career trajectory. LinkedIn surveyed more than 7,000 professionals globally and found that 84 percent of professionals do believe in career luck. Forty-eight percent consider themselves to have better career luck when compared to other professionals.

Career Growth: 4 Signs That Your Company Will Give You a Fair Shot

Women on Business

Ask any career-oriented woman about her top work-related concerns, and she will likely rank having access to high-quality jobs at desirable companies and having equitable opportunities to advance within those organizations at the top of the list. Career Development Guest Posts

The November, 2012 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the November, 2012 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! Joel Garfinkle , from Career Advancement Blog shows us how to Take on High-Visibility Projects without Doubling Your Workload. The first step in making career decisions is to know yourself.

Stop Hitting Your Career ‘Snooze Bar’.

Rich Gee Group

Do you need a 'Wake-Up Call' to your career? Blog Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Event Ways & Tips Change George Clooney Motivation Up In The Air Wake-Up Call

Stop Managing Your Career

In the CEO Afterlife

Inherent in the definition of career is the opportunity to progress. More than ever, people are seeking mentors, “branding” themselves and carefully managing their careers in order to dash up that quintessential corporate ladder. So what is wrong with managing your career?

Build a Brand – Not Just a Career

Women on Business

So if you want to have a successful career, don’t focus all your efforts on yourself. Don’t just build a career. Guest Post by Laura Ries (learn more about Laura at the end of this article): Talk about “having it all.”

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The 5 Mistakes That Nearly Killed My Career (And Can Save Yours)

Terry Starbucker

” That was the bomb that nearly killed my career. Nevertheless, I pressed on without making much note of this to my boss, since he had tattooed on my brain the fact that the budget was “immutable” That was Mistake #1 on the road to near career killing.

The January 2013 Leadership Development Carnival: Best of 2012 Edition

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to The January 2013 Leadership Development Carnival: Best of 2012 Edition! favorite, most popular) post from 2012, along with why it was the best. Joel Garfinkle , from Career Advancement Blog , picked 3 Ways to Avoid Burnout in Today’s High-Pressure Work Environment. "

Getting Ahead: Three Steps to Take Your Career to the Next Level

Kevin Eikenberry

Today’s Resource Recommendation is Getting Ahead: Three Steps to Take Your Career to the Next Level by Joel A. The title of this book tells you clearly this is a career management book. The title promises that it contains ideas that will help you “take your career to the next level.” Books Influence Leadership Learning Personal Development career leadership development perception visibility

Food For Thought – April 2012


The best will remind you that nothing’s guaranteed but more is predictable when you take responsibility for you career rather than leaving it to your CEO, take responsibility for you life rather than leaving it to a smooth-talking politician and start reading every day. One of them below: “Choose a career for the intrinsic rewards , not the financial ones. ”.

On Leadership, Career Transitions and Your Future

Linked 2 Leadership

Leadership Lessons Learned Leading Change career advice Career Transitions Leadership Management personal brandingLearning about a new skill or business can happen with just a click of your mouse. This is important for leaders to completely understand if they want to continue to be in a position of influence. The Information Age The Information Age has allowed anyone with Internet access and a computer to research an industry, [.].

Neil Gaiman – Commencement Speech on Life, Art, and Advice

ReThink HR

Here he addresses the University of the Arts Class of 2012. Advice Career Inspiration Leadership Career Advice Commencement Speech Neil Gaiman University of the Arts 2012

Career Advice from Female Tech Company Founders

Women on Business

Julie also shared advice from a number of female tech company founders to inspire, motivate, and challenge women who are considering careers in tech or starting their own tech companies. ” Anna Anisin, CEO of 4sync: “ No matter what career you pick, it’s very important to work hard and never stop believing in yourself. We are empowered by choices, to construct our lives and our careers based on our values, hopes, and dreams.

First Look: Leadership Books for September 2012

Leading Blog

Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go : Career Conversations Employees Want by Beverly Kaye and Julie Winkle Giulioni. Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in September. Indispensable : When Leaders Really Matter by Gautam Mukunda. Self-Leadership : How to Become a More Successful, Efficient, and Effective Leader from the Inside Out by Andrew Bryant and Ana Lucia Kazan.

Can’t Find a Job? Create a Career Map.

Women on Business

You’ve put a lot of effort into a résumé, an elevator pitch, company research and traditional networking, but you’re still coming up short in your job search or career progression. The same holds true for a job search or managing your career. A career map will help you no matter what level or stage you’re at in your work life. Career mapping not only draws on your strengths but also provides key insights to help you crack the code on how to be successful – on your own terms.

Girls are Smarter than Boys, but do we Feel Worthy as Women?

C-Level Strategies

And if so, does this belief system lie within women throughout our careers and impact whether or not we ask for promotions, more money, more responsibility, and ultimately a C-Suite role? Now an Amazon Best Seller , Hot New Release, and Kindle promotion in July 2012.

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The Most Important Question Entrepreneurs Must Ask Themselves

C-Level Strategies

Career Leadership Personal entrepreneur Entrepreneurial Leaders entrepreneurial leadership leading a new business question for entrepreneursI was up until 4:30 am Friday night.

5 Myths about Introversion from Harvard Business Review

C-Level Strategies

Career Introvert's Guide Harvard Business Review HBR Introversion Introverts Myths about introversion NetworkingHarvard Business Review.

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2012 Women in Business and the Gender Gap Research and Statistics

Women on Business

With that in mind, I went through all of the research-related articles published on Women on Business during 2012 and pulled together 20 articles that provide the most compelling data. Women Offered Fewer Career Advancing “Hot Jobs” Than Men.

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The March 2012 Leadership Development Carnival Going Green Edition

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the March 4th, 2012 Leadership Development Carnival Going Green Edition. Wayne Turmel w/guest Jay Jamrog from The Cranky Middle Manager Show gives us The top human capital needs of 2012. Nope, it's not sustainable, organic, or renewable. not that green.

10 BIG Development Goals for Leaders for 2012

Great Leadership By Dan

A complete career change. Career-wise, this is the granddaddy of development moves. While not as high risk or high developmental impact as a career change, switching to a new company, or even division within a big company, offers the opportunity to apply what you know in an entirely new context. This one sometimes goes hand-in-hand with a job or career change.

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Career Observations On Effective Corporate Cultures

Eric Jacobson

Fortunately, most of my career I’ve worked in effective corporate cultures.

Five Leadership Keys to “Getting the People Right”

C-Level Strategies

Career CEO Interviews Executive Leadership Leadership Development Vision CEO CEO Connection Get the people right getting the people right Leadership Vision Networking talent management

3 Tips for Career Conversations That Energize and Engage Employees

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Recently Forbes Magazine cited a study reporting that a majority of employees are dissatisfied and that “many feel stuck in their jobs, unable to consider a career move even if they’re unhappy.”. Here are 3 tips for holding a great career conversation: Tip #1: Ask juicy questions.

Career Trap


They were trapped in dead-end careers. They told themselves stories of magical career helpers who resembled elves. Since they are bright, capable people, others wondered how it happened. The truth is they often wondered themselves.

3 Critical Reasons More Women Are Needed in STEM Careers

Women on Business

” Lisa shares three critical reasons why it’s so important that more women are needed in STEM careers and why it’s imperative to get more women involved in STEM careers from the start: Corporate interest: We’re already having trouble filling the jobs that are open, even in a bleak economy. NEWS AND INSIGHTS UPDATE: Only 25% of the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce are women.

What’s an Encore Career? 7 Tips to Start Your Second Career

Women on Business

NEWS AND INSIGHTS UPDATE: No matter what age you are, it’s challenging to switch to a completely new career. Amanda Augustine of TheLadders offers seven tips to jump start your encore career: Identify your key selling points. Think about the key strengths and skills that made you successful in your professional career, and explore opportunities where you think they could be applied.

The Leadership Dangers of Confusing Introversion with Shyness

C-Level Strategies

The July 8, 2012 edition of the New York Times included an article entitled, “ The Spotlight Dims and Shyness Sets In ” which states: The terms “shy” and “introvert” are used almost interchangeably and without distinction in the common parlance.

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Why Lunches Are Good For Your Career.

Rich Gee Group

I want you to make a change today. Take just one of the 10-12 hours spent at work and GO TO LUNCH. Not at your desk. Not in your cafeteria. Not with anyone you currently work with. Have lunch with someone new

Insights from the Top 10 Women in Biotech 2012

Women on Business

NEWS AND INSIGHTS UPDATE: The 2012 list of the top 10 women in biotech from FierceBiotech has been released and it features some amazing women who were identified through a nomination system by respected industry leaders as well as online nominations. You can find out who made the 2012 list as well as some great insights from these inspirational women below: Carrie Cox, CEO of Humacyte. ” Get the details: 10 Top Women in Biotech 2012 via

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Business Women – Is Your Voice Hurting Your Career?

Women on Business

News and Insights business women Career Development LeadershipNEWS AND INSIGHTS UPDATE: According to U.S. scientists cited on The Daily Mail, people prefer female leaders that have a feminine voice. This isn’t a new discovery. Research in the past has shown the same thing. Even Margaret Thatcher took voice lessons to lower her voice and sound more authoritative.

Developing Leadership Skills Early in your Career

Lead on Purpose

If you’re worried about finding the right job early in your career, focus on leadership. You’ll not only learn the art of speaking, but you’ll also learn how to express your opinions in a clear and convincing manner, which matters a great deal in your future career. Of course, you aren’t going to start your career off being the best possible leader that you can be. Leadership Learning career Communication public speaking

Do You Have a Job, or a Career, or a Calling?

First Friday Book Synopsis

A while back, I spoke for the wonderful folks at The Dallas Foundation. Here is their tag line: Here for Good. It is a great tag line. And the phrase, “Here for Good,” should become some kind of mantra for many more companies and organizations. I thought about this, again, as I pondered the current [.]. Randy's blog entries just a job Robert Greenleaf servant leadership The Dallas Foundation work as calling

What Your Employees Really Want (It Might Not Be What You Think)

Kevin Eikenberry

A recent (February and March of 2012) Career Builder survey of [.]. Forget more money and better benefits. We think that is what people need, to which most managers and leaders say – “I can’t give them more” or “That’s out of my hands.” ” The good news is those aren’t the things that will move the needle. Communication Empowerment Influence Leadership Learning