8 Ways to Refresh Your Career in the New Year

Let's Grow Leaders

You’re neck-deep in planning and goal setting. If you’re a people manager, you’re likely meeting with your team to establish performance agreements and developmental plans. 8 Ways to Refresh Your Career in the New Year. Then tell someone about your plan.

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The 5 Biggest Succession Planning Mistakes

Let's Grow Leaders

Succession planning, done well, creates brilliant competitive advantage. If you complete your 9 box succession planning grid and it’s all balding white guys with a dry sense of humor in box 9 you clearly have a problem. Ignoring the Plan.

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What Experts are Saying About Career Advice: May Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

For May’s Frontline Festival, I asked experts around the world to share their best career advice. Holding Career Conversations. Miller of The People Equation brings us Career Conversations: Leaders, Are You Getting It Right. Critical Career Skills.

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2016 May Be Your Year For A New Career

Lead Change Blog

What if 2016 is your year for a new career? New Career Skills. Fearless exploring is the most important new-career skill you can have. When you are looking ahead at starting a new career, you will need to answers to these questions: How do you come across to people?

Game Plan for Career Success

Talent Technologies

Game Plan for Career Success It was a great turnout and lively audience at our presentation at The French Chamber of Commerce event yesterday. Game Plan for Career Success It was a great turnout and lively audience at our presentation at The French Chamber of Commerce event yesterday.

Business Hacks to Get Your Career Soaring

Lead Change Blog

Have you ever felt lost under the sea of career advice thrown at you? Prepare as much as you can for failures and successes alike and always have a plan B. Develop the habit of documenting every step of your career path.

Free Individual Development Plan (IDP) Template

Great Leadership By Dan

The most popular post on this blog continues to be one of my first posts written in 2008 called How to Write a Great Individual Development Plan (IDP). Development Actions: This section is the heart of the development plan. Mentors are often other managers, sometimes 1-2 levels above the employee’s manager, who can provide career advice and assistance. development goals free template IDP individual development plan leadership development plan

What I Wish I Knew When I Started My Career (Part One)

Lead Change Blog

I’m blessed enough to get the opportunity to speak at universities all over the country and the question I’m most often asked by students is, “What do you know now that you wish you knew, back then, when you started your career?”. Or even later in your career, for that matter.

Treat Your Career as an Adventure into Parts Unknown

Management Excellence

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Your Career is Your Responsibility

Nathan Magnuson

I’ve been thinking about career selection and management a lot recently. When I’m asked how I landed where I am, I’m quick to reply that I wouldn’t wish my career path on anyone but I sure do love where I am now. Your career is your career.

Four Ways to Break Career Stagnation

Career Advancement

As Aaron took stock of his career he decided to combat the stagnation. This is a great time to discuss your concerns about your career stagnation. Meetings with your boss can help you formulate a plan for your transition into the next step of your career.

Pre-New Year is Smart Time to Forge Career Strategy for 2015.

Rich Gee Group

Bottom line, you need to develop a career strategy during the month of December to know who your targeting, what you will do, where you will go, when you will do it, and how you will track your progress. Step Six: Begin to plan out a schedule starting on January 1.

5 Ways to Build Career Resiliency

Let's Grow Leaders

It’s not […] The post 5 Ways to Build Career Resiliency appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. accountability Callings Change Conflict Creativity energy Planning career disappointment failing job loss laid off recovery resiliency Bad things happen to good people.

Leadership Development and Succession Planning: Critical New Wisdom

C-Level Strategies

As a result, leadership development and succession planning are more critical than ever. it’s the best investment you’ll make toward creating a Leadership Development & Succession Planning program in your company or for your team!

The Smart Leader’s Plan to Get and Succeed at Your Dream Job

C-Level Strategies

Received your dream job and found yourself wanting a plan to help you succeed in the role. This plan includes: 1. Implementing your 100-day action plan. Essential aspects of this plan include: Aligning the team around a burning imperative.

How to JumpStart Your Leadership Career

Lead Change Blog

A leadership career isn’t like a regular career. Tell us about your own leadership journey, and how you plan to start building your influence where you work. Leadership Development business leadership Career Leadership Success Starting

3 Questions to Write an Easy Personal Development Plan

Ron Edmondson

I am frequently asked to help someone get started writing a personal development plan. I think everyone’s plan looks different, because we all are starting at different places. Where are you in your career, family, social, financial, physical, emotional and spiritual well-being?

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.

28 Leadership Development Recommendations for your Individual Development Plan

Great Leadership By Dan

For this month’s edition, I asked an all-star cadre of leadership development bloggers, authors, and consultants to submit an answer to the following question: “We all know that individual development plans (IDPs) need to be tailored for each leader.

Career Planning Should Be Dynamic And Focused On How We Want To Live

Michael VanBruaene

Career planning should be an ongoing process that reflects the dynamic nature of our personal lives, our work and the world. At best you may want to develop general scenarios related to potential future work; however there is too much serendipity and variables outside of our control to think that we can establish a static plan. For near term planning (e.g. Being open to possibilities is critical for our ongoing development and career(s).

Managers: What’s Your Plan B?

Lead Change Blog

Others, full of optimism, forge ahead with gusto, experience meteoric success, and later face a precipitous change in fortune due to a circumstance that could have been planned for. I found myself wondering if better contingency planning could have mitigated the damage.

Planning the Sales Call Checklist

Coaching Tip

My career focus has been to coach people to greater self-awareness , purpose , personal strengths and a sense of well-being that often translates into greater compensation, job satisfaction and practical use of skills and abilities. This blog posting will focus on planning for the sales planning or influencing conversation. Write down the Anticipated Obstacles and how you plan to answer each. What you plan to ask the prospect regarding his or her concerns.

What I Wish I Knew When I Started My Career (Part Two)

Lead Change Blog

In yesterday’s post , I shared eight things I know now, that I wish I had known when I had started my career. Being agile and ready to bend and adapt to changing circumstances is an absolutely vital skill set to develop if you want to have a career that’s as frustration free as possible.

Employees thinking of jumping ship? 5-step plan to keep ‘em

Managers are Heroes

If handled correctly, many employees will see change as an opportunity for the company and their careers. Recent surveys have shown 34% of employees plan to look for a new job when the economy improves. A muti-step plan.

Broadway musicals and the lessons of succession planning

Surviving Leadership

If you have talented, charismatic, AMAZING leaders in your organization and you haven’t planned for what happens when they leave, you could be The Great Comet. Have a long-term plan: Everyone leaves a company – whether they quit, get fired, or die.

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Entrepreneurs: When Visualizing Leads to Visualizations

Women on Business

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Is it Time to Create your own Succession Plan?

Great Leadership By Dan

If you’re in a senior leadership role in a large organization, there’s a good chance there is a succession plan for your position in case you get promoted, win the lottery, get hit by a bus, leave to take a position at another company, or need to be replaced for poor performance. A failure to proactively plan for succession is the same as failing to safeguard the financial assets of an organization. Well, that’s OK if you want to do the same job for the rest of your career.

Is It Better to Have a Life Plan or a Life Philosophy?

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Self Leadership [link] Much has been written about the importance of a life plan. Life plans without a life philosophy will not survive in the long haul. Life plans set a direction and key objectives [.].

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

Help Your Direct Reports Create Personal Development Plans

Michael Lee Stallard

#55 Create Personal Development Plans – People are more engaged when they are striving and progressing toward goals. Work with your direct reports to create personal development plans. Help them discover wise goals to advance their careers.

How to Move Up The Career Ladder in the Medical Field

Strategy Driven

However, for those who do pursue a career in one of the various specialisms of medicine can rest safe in the knowledge that they are helping others and contributing to making the world a better place. Your career could allow you to stay close to home or branch out further afield.

20 Questions to Assess the Quality of an Individual Development Plan

Great Leadership By Dan

I’ve written about how to write a great individual development plan (IDP) - it’s my all-time most popular post, with over 300,000 hits. Here''s a checklist I''ve used to evaluate the quality of a leader''s individual development plan. Use it to evaluate your own plan or to coach others.

25 Career Options in Leadership Development

Great Leadership By Dan

Interested in a career in leadership development? HR Generalist: c oaching, succession planning, and training are often part of the generalist role. Talent Development Manager : a role that often combines leadership development, recruitment, and succession planning.

Nine Ways To Be A Stronger Career Mentor And Coach

Eric Jacobson

Author Paul Falcone offers the following great advice for how to become a stronger career mentor and coach by helping your subordinates grow and develop in their own careers. Employ right-brain imagination, artistry, and intuition plus left-brain logic and planning.

GeneralLeadership.com Growth Plan

General Leadership

Looking to the future, it is our quest and commitment to do all we can to cross career-field cultural boundaries and learn from each other. The post GeneralLeadership.com Growth Plan appeared first on General Leadership.

Applications Being Accepted for Intensive Military to Civilian Career Transition Program

Strategy Driven

The program, which is designed to create successful transitions from military to civilian careers, is open to Veterans of any rank who left the service in the last two years or who will transition in the next six months. Veterans engage in topics such as defining a career vision, mapping out a targeted post-military career strategy, and creating an action plan that includes networking, using social media and refining their engagement and interviewing techniques.

0701 | Career Advice for Leaders with Daniel Pink


In this interview, I catch up with what Dan is working on now, and get some counterintuitive career advice. In This Episode, You’ll Learn: Why no plan might be the best plan of all. How life expectancy is dramatically changing our careers. Daniel H.

Why you need a Life Plan

Lead on Purpose

Oliver Wendell Holmes Are you drifting in your career or your life? Do you have unmet … Continue reading → Leadership Trust attitude Daniel Harkavy drift focus goals life plan Michael HyattTo reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind, and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.

Planning Your Post-Retirement Career

Harvard Business Review

But for everyone else seeking something meaningful to do in retirement — which lasts, on average, for 18 years — planning, and some degree of compromise, may be necessary. Career Transitions. Leaving a Stable Job to Create Your Dream Career.

How Executive Coaching Leads to Bigger and Better Promotions at Work

Women on Business

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