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Alright, let’s address the elephant in the room first: opportunize is not, technically, a word.
I know that. But I’m going for something here, so stay with me.
I could have used the noun “opportunity” for this week’s topic. But I wanted to turn it into a verb, because really, that’s what it should be.
Opportunities don’t simply appear out of thin air. They are created. They require action.
We have the ability to “opportunize” any situation. By that, I mean that we can take a situation and turn it into an opportunity simply by shifting how we respond to it. In changing our approach, we create the favorable conditions required for achieving a goal (which is the definition of opportunity). [Read more…] about Career Success A to Z: O is for Opportunize