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.

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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.

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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”?

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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.

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?

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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?

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.

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What a Mechanical Shark Can Teach Us About Leadership and Innovation

Leading Blog

As I watched the documentary, I was struck by how closely the story mirrored case studies from the business world, and how perfectly it illustrated the points I try to emphasize in the leadership and innovation class I teach at MIT.

Innovation Nuggets

Coaching Tip

Innovation is a subject that fascinates and beguiles us at the same time. There are many myths about innovation. And myths in our own minds which often inhibit innovation. 63 Innovation Nuggets will inspire you to develop your own innovation talents as well as innovate new products and services. Each "innovation nugget" is accompanied by a slice of life anecdote or brief case study that brings the point across in real and practical terms.

Career Potential Webinars

Michael Lee Stallard

Check out Launch Summit: Conversations on Career Potential. This series of free webinars includes presentations from experts in diverse fields related to career.

Pivot – When Innovation Takes You On A New Path – Podcast #45

Rich Gee Group

The newest episode of Two Heads podcast has just launched — Don’t be afraid of change – follow innovation wherever it takes you – what new things are happening in your world? The post Pivot – When Innovation Takes You On A New Path – Podcast #45 appeared first on Rich Gee.

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.

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.

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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.

Influencing Creativity and Innovation

Aspire-CS

So what is your role in influencing creativity and innovation in others? We know it isn’t enough to simply add creativity to a list of values your organization espouses or to bring in consultants who get staff keyed up about innovating.

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.

Seek, Seed, and Scale Innovation

Coaching Tip

Leaders today responsible for revenue growth and competing effectively know that real innovation requires moving beyond known business models, towards customer insight-driven opportunities for value and growth that sustain businesses and brands. Radin: The Change Maker's Playbook: How to Seek, Seed and Scale Innovation in Any Company. Books Business Coaching Career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Current Affairs Memes Self-Awareness Skills Success Tips What is

45 Career Advice Experts Offer Career Success Secrets

Miles Anthony Smith

45 Career Advice Experts Share Their Blueprint for Career Success (Plus Leaderboard)​ Does your career seem to be a struggle at times? Recently, I wondered what other career advice experts would add to the conversation about what’s vital for career growth.

David Bowie’s Innovation Lessons for Leaders

Next Level Blog

Last week, I shared some of my thoughts on Bowie’s innovative career and life on the Huffington Post. While few of us possess the raw talent of a David Bowie, there are lessons about the practice and application of innovation that all leaders can learn from him. Here are four lessons about innovation from David Bowie. Current Affairs Leadership David Bowie Huffington Post innovation

Career Advice from Senior Leaders: Simon Sproule, Chief Marketing Officer & Vice President at Aston Martin

leaderCommunicator

So far in our Career Advice series we’ve touched on looking for intersections in your work , and how it can fuel innovation, the strength that comes with asking for help and why work is personal. Career Advice

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Launch Summit: Conversations on Career Potential

Michael Lee Stallard

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How to Get Your Boss Excited About Your Idea

Let's Grow Leaders

Career & Learning courageous cultures career managing up micro-innovationYou’ve got a great idea you just know will improve the business. How do you get your boss excited? Okay, let’s be real, not just excited, but as excited as you are?

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Career Development: It’s All About Becoming Dispensable

Aspire-CS

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.

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Innovative Leadership Insight

Coaching Tip

Most of us are far more innovative than we give ourselves credit for. Throughout my career, I have observed people who could stretch themselves beyond their self-perceived limitations and attain a far greater level of innovation than they initially thought they could. These observations inspired me to write 63 Innovation Nuggets (for aspiring i nnovators ). I noticed that innovation is a “WE” thing, not just an “I” thing. By Guest Author George Barbee.

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.

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.

It’s Your Career: Learn to Embrace Ambiguity as Opportunity

Management Excellence

Career Getting Ahead It''s Your Career! Leadership Professional Growth Coping with Uncertainty at Work Grow Your Power at Work Innovating in the Workplace It''s Your Career We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.

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 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.

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Innovation, Quality & Entrepreneurship at Akshaya Patra

QAspire

Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Innovation, Quality & Entrepreneurship at Akshaya Patra Akshaya Patra Foundation in India is a shining example of how social entrepreneurship combined with power of innovation can make a HUGE difference.

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?

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Peter Fasolo, CHRO at Johnson & Johnson, On the Value of Transformational Growth and Innovation

HR Digest

A conversation with Peter Fasolo about the value of transformational growth and innovation – and how to help it unfold. Many of your employees have spent their entire careers with the group. Such a degree of corporate socialization can also stifle innovation and overall cognitive diversity. How do you keep your people open to transformational growth and innovation?

Innovators and Early Adopters

CO2

When they are young in their careers, we walk out of meetings with them and think they are weirdos. When they are advanced in their careers, we walk out of meetings with them and think they are geniuses. The Left-Siders by Simon Sinek ( blog ). The world is a bell curve.

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?”

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.)

Take Your Career to the Next Level by Being Fearless

Strategy Driven

In order to gain more control of your career and take it to the next level, implement a strategy to overcome fear by following these seven principles that will help put you on the path to success. As you work through daily challenges in your job, remember your original reasons you chose this career path and your greater purpose. You just finished reading Take Your Career to the Next Level by Being Fearless !

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

Mike Cardus

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.

Incumbentitis ? The Anti-Innovation Disease

Mills Scofield

Well, will congress put the country or their own political careers first? You’d think they should be one and the same but we know they aren’t. With the upcoming elections, getting re-elected will matter more. In 2010, it was out with the ‘old’, in with the new, mostly. Washington DCers (and Wall Street) want desperately to maintain the status quo, yet America is asking for government by the people, of the people an

Is Your Business Biased Against Innovation?

Strategy Driven

Many people do not typically think of metrics and accounting as roadblocks to innovation, yet you call these out as potential problem areas. Doing otherwise biases the business against innovation because what you are projecting may look unattractive relative to your business today. Your career depended on that business going forward, and the numbers that mattered had to do with the performance of that business, not with Sony as a whole.

Break the Innovation Chokehold: How to Stop Ruling Like a (Not-So-Benevolent) Dictator and Start Encouraging Big Ideas

Strategy Driven

Innovation. The boss must act as the ‘external force’ for continuous, systematic change and innovation in an organization. To achieve true innovation, you can’t lead like an iron-fisted dictator, where your word and only your word is final. Innovation Dustin S.

Peter Fasolo, CHRO at Johnson & Johnson, On the Value of Transformational Growth and Innovation

HR Digest

A conversation with Peter Fasolo about the value of transformational growth and innovation – and how to help it unfold. Many of your employees have spent their entire careers with the group. Such a degree of corporate socialization can also stifle innovation and overall cognitive diversity. How do you keep your people open to transformational growth and innovation?