Development Program Offered for Veterans Working on Their “Career 2.0”

Strategy Driven

military will transition into civilian careers. The pro bono program is designed to guide successful transitions from military to civilian careers and is open to veterans of any rank who separated from military service in the last two years or who will transition in the next 12 months.

2014: The Year of Your Career

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development When it comes to career development, leaders frequently put themselves at the back of the line. She consults with organizations to develop and deploy innovative instructional designs and training worldwide.

Career 101

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Redefine Results by Redefining Career Development

Lead Change Blog

Given repeated rounds of downsizing, reorganizing, right sizing, and all of the other ‘zings’ that have befallen organizations, it’s easy to scan the landscape and come to the conclusion that career development options have shrunk… that they are few and far between for most employees.

Innovative Personalities

Coaching Tip

The psychologist Jordan Peterson argues that innovators and revolutionaries tend to have a very particular mix of these traits--particularly the last three: openness, conscientiousness and agreeableness. Innovators have to be open. An innovator who has brilliant ideas but lacks the discipline and persistence to carry them out is merely a dreamer. But crucially, innovators need to be disagreeable. The Innovative Leader "Out Thinks". Innovation Execution.

The Perils of Being an Early Innovator

Lead Change Blog

Some time ago it was brought to my attention that I’m an innovator — the type of person whose ideas are generally pretty far ahead of the curve, before the market is ready for my innovation. ” Early Adopter vs. Early Innovator. The Innovator’s Impediments.

It’s Your Career—Strengthening Your Perceptual Acuity

Management Excellence

Those who do this successfully…great strategists, product managers, management teams, entrepreneurs and innovators of all kinds, strive to see patterns and opportunities where the rest of us might see randomness.

Ideas Don't Equal Innovation | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

As a result of our conversation, I decided to dust-off an old post, give it a few updates, and pass along my thoughts, which can be best summarized as “ Ideas Don’t Equal Innovation. Without a viral movement, ideas go extinct before innovation.

9 Tips for Hi-Po’s to Start Their Careers Off Right!

Marshall Goldsmith

Why I realize we cannot all be entrepreneurial in the sense that we can’t all start our own companies, I believe we can all be entrepreneurial in terms of how we approach our careers. He beamed at the hundreds of young people in the audience and said: “Looking back on my career, I don’t feel like I have ever worked a day in my life. As you ponder your career options, ask yourself: “Who do I want to be like in 10 years?”

World's Most Innovative Internet Company:

Coaching Tip

Although one can vaguely see some traces of American Internet companies in what Alibaba has accomplished, the overall shape of its innovation has been totally different. THE ALIBABA WAY: Unleashing Grassroots Entrepreneurship to Build the World’s Most Innovative Internet Company” by Professor Dr.Ying Lowrey is the first full-length account of this e-commerce phenomenon. Innovation is the uncovered secret of how Alibaba emerged and strode out into the world. .

Education? Innovation? Do - Learn - Do - Learn

Mills Scofield

Their influence was so great that I wanted my career path to follow their footsteps. Culture Education Experience Institute Hacking Education Higher-Ed Innovation Leap Year Project Un-Schooling Aron Solomon introduced me to Victor Saad and that was all it took.

The Innovative Leader "Out Thinks"

Coaching Tip

"Out Think" is a book that explores emerging ideas in developing twenty-first-century leadership methods, mindsets, behaviors and beliefs about driving engagement, building deep collaboration and deviating from the norm onto new paths toward innovation.

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.

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. innovation unquestionably dominates, and we need to keep it that way.

Smart Leadership: Delegating Bravely Leads to $50 Million Innovation

C-Level Strategies

When we do this well, the results are increased productivity, morale, innovation, and agility. What our team created was a genuine innovation unlike any I’ve ever had the pleasure to work on since.

Great Work = Great Career Development

Lead Change Blog

She consults with organizations to develop and deploy innovative instructional designs and training worldwide. Career Development Leadership Development Active Exploration Communication Growth What actually contributes to great work? What questions should be asked? How should connections be expanded? How do we go about growing together? How do we set ourselves apart as “the best”?

Constructing Your Career Castle

Harvard Business Review

Building a successful career is equally arduous. This blue-sky thinking will serve to sketch out your career castle construction strategy. They connect you to career opportunities and provide air cover when you encounter trouble. Career planning Managing yourself

Intangible Loss of Outsourced Innovation

Mills Scofield

Are 2 nd and 3 rd order effects accounted for in the equation: benefits of training and professional/career development, adjacent businesses in manufacturing or services, other opportunities? And what about innovation? Many innovations arise by trying to do something one way and figuring out a better way or an entirely different way to do it. Apple Culture Dassault Innovation Insourcing Learning Outsourcing Strategy

Are Networks Leading Indicators for Innovation?

Mills Scofield

As some of you know, I am passionate about networking, leading indicators and innovation from new combinations of existing things. I’ve been wondering how networks can be leading indicators for innovation! Sarah Beaulieu reminded me about LinkedIn’s Maps , so I took a look at mine : I won’t go into detail, but it’s interesting to see the clusters of my clients, the communities I “belong” to (geographic, education, career, faith, etc.)

Where's Your Purple Crayon?

Mills Scofield

In thinking about next week''s Creative Mind Lecture , designing our careers and paths and companies, I remember a classic archetype ~ Harold and the Purple Crayon! Career Paths Creative Mind Culture Design Education Innovation Leadership Management career

The Top Five Career Regrets

Harvard Business Review

What do you regret most about your career? I had just finished a guest lecture on business and innovation at Parson's School for Design , and a particularly attentive front-row audience member kicked off question time with the curliest one of the day.

Braithwaite Innovation Group Presents the July 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Dan points out that “bad decisions can ruin an organization and kill careers. Joel Garfinkle of the Career Advancement Blog shares Starting a New Job? Julie Winkle Giulioni with DesignArounds shares The Pernicious 4Ps that Undermine Career Development Satisfaction.

Career Development: It’s All About Becoming Dispensable


This guest blog post by Julie Winkle Giulioni celebrates the September 18 launch of her book with Beverly Kaye, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Employees Want. She consults with organizations to develop and deploy innovative instructional designs and training worldwide. Becoming indispensable today can be a career death sentence. Take just a few of these steps to ensure that your career doesn’t stall in a self-imposed prison of importance.

Creating your own Career Path

ReThink HR

This just another example to help you and others like you to stretch your thinking around your career. Career Innovation Inspiration Life Creating your own career Ian Purkayastha TrufflesIn these times you would expect a teenager to be getting their start within a business like fast food, an internship with an accounting firm or something simple and relatively unambitious.

Career Development and Innovation – The Missing Link For Success

Rapid BI

Do careers still exist? Can Career Development and Innovation link together as strategies? Are careers easier to plan or harder than ever? What can people actively planning their career learn from the best in the world of innovation?

It’s Not Impossible – It Just Hasn’t Been Done Yet

N2Growth Blog

How many times in your career have you witnessed someone say, “that’s impossible – it simply can’t be done.” Whenever I see leaders focus on maintenance over innovation, I see people who have unnecessarily drawn the line of impossibility in the sand.

Thinking Differently. Enabling Innovation. :: Buffalo Business First Event

Create Learning

Enabling Innovation. This workshop will teach you how to find unique perspectives, think more creatively, enhance your creative expression, and help you manifest positive change for yourself and for your career and company.

The Key to Choosing the Right Career

Harvard Business Review

Choosing a career path (or changing one) is, for most of us, a confusing and anxiety-riddled experience. We all want to choose a career that will make us happy, but how can we know what that will be? Well, you can begin by choosing a career that fits well with your skills and values.

What Happens When Careers Last 20 Years Longer?

Harvard Business Review

He is at the very beginning of his career: exploring the world, delaying any kind of emotional or physical settling down that, a generation ago, would have been the norm at his age. Our decades strangely resemble each other – and have big implications for how individuals and companies may want to rethink a whole host of issues, from career management and pensions to mobility and leadership criteria. They may be an innovative and promising reinvention of human potential.

Character Lessons

Coaching Tip

Four key character habits lead to specific positive business outcomes: Integrity leads to Confidence in Management , Compassion leads to Collaboration , Forgiveness leads to Innovation , and Responsibility leads to a Culture of Accountability. Leadership Tactics for Career Women. Books Business Coaching Career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Leadership Memes Self-Awareness Skills Success What is Work life Accountability CEOs character Culture human nature Innovation Kiel leadership

How To Disrupt the Tech World

Mills Scofield

What is your image of an inventor or innovator? Increasing evidence shows most innovation comes from two or more people…one of whom might even be a woman! We stereotype innovators as men and mainly in STEM* products. Fast-forward ~ Innovating Women launches today!

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Why Germany Dominates the U.S. in Innovation

Harvard Business Review

Reading the headlines, you might think that the most urgent question about national success in innovation and growth is whether the U.S. Germany does a better job on innovation in areas as diverse as sustainable energy systems, molecular biotech, lasers, and experimental software engineering.

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Talking with Each Other @ Work

Coaching Tip

Other successful companies build upon social interaction to develop innovative concepts leading to disruptive product and service developments. Most people believe that what is apparent is important, but employers of choice recognize that what is not apparent is most important. .

The 21st Century Leader

Coaching Tip

. Changes in the world of work are imposing new challenges on leaders, the most significant of which are: Innovation: the challenge is to create an innovative and entreprenurial culture that meets ever-increasing customer needs. Companies must harness the communication opportunities of the Internet and social media in particular, in order to innovate, differentiate and encourage positive customer interaction.

Three Questions to Advance Your Career

Harvard Business Review

To maximize your career progress, you need answers to three questions that focus on upward mobility — the answers to which are elusive in the vast majority of organizations. The technique I recommend is — with your boss’s knowledge — to schedule career discussions over a period of several months with as many mentors and senior people as possible who know your work. This is the first post in a blog series on using mentorship to advance your career.

Career Development: Climb That Ladder in 8 Steps

Strategy Driven

Not only that, you need to stay ahead of innovative ways of working. So, how do you stay ahead of the curve and climb the career ladder? Making good connections is so important to career advancement. I know, who has time for reading with a career, right?

Future Career Crafting Insights

Leaders. Better. Brighter.

What does it take to craft a career that is likely to stand the test of time? Ever greater globalization of innovation and talent; 2. Your career success will depend in part on your emotional well being and resilience. Leadership development career Leadership

What to Do If You Feel Stuck in the Wrong Career

Harvard Business Review

If you’re midway through your career and feeling stuck, you are not alone. You’ve invested a great deal of time, energy, money, and education in your career. When you find yourself at this difficult juncture in your life and career, what do you do? Mid-Career Crisis.

7 mind map ideas to unlock creativity and innovation in your business – plus 14 free tools

Krishna De

4 – Exploring your career development opportunities – perhaps you are considering a new role or have been made redundant, then create a mind map the options available to you in terms of finding your next ‘big gig’.

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How a cow describes your business model

Lead on Purpose

Long-time readers probably know that I grew up on a cattle ranch, and despite my 20+ year career in products and leadership, I still love cows, horses and the rural … Continue reading → Innovation business cows crowdsourcing freemium subscriptionToday I wanted to have a little bit of fun.

Leadership Biz Cafe Podcast #7 – Joel Garfinkle On How To Get Ahead In Your Career

Tanveer Naseer

Regardless of whether the economy is going well or not, one thing that’s remained consistent in the workplace over the last few decades is the reality that each of us is responsible for managing our careers and with it, the opportunities we obtain for professional growth and development. But how exactly do we obtain these opportunities to get ahead in our career?