It’s a widespread misconception that being indispensable makes your position secure. However, the harsh truth is that everyone is replaceable. While it’s important to be a valuable asset to your team and organization, aiming for indispensability can actually be counterproductive. Discover why and learn what you should aim for instead.
Your career is one of the most important projects in your life, yet many people don’t think of it that way. However, when you apply a project management mindset and project management strategies to your career, you’ll achieve much more!
Most of us were raised to believe that loyalty is a good thing that will be rewarded. But in the professional world, this often isn’t true. In fact, the longer you stay with one employer, the more you could be missing out financially. Keep reading to learn more.
I am a big fan of documentation, especially in the workplace. I firmly believe that, when we put thoughts into words and commit them to “paper” (whether physical or digital), we make them more real. Whether journaling for personal development or professional, the act of writing is an important tool for self-discovery, growth and much more. It’s no surprise then that I recommend that everyone keep a work journal.
When you’re being evaluated for a promotion, managers are looking at three things: your past performance, your current competence, and your future potential. This video and article will tell you more about how to prepare yourself for earning that next career move.
Are you worried that your career advancement opportunities are limited because people see you a certain way? If so, you may have been “pigeonholed.” Find out what this means and what to do about it in this video.
Earning your next big career move requires more than just wanting it. You have to build the reputation, relationships and results to prove you’re worthy. This webinar will show you how!
Your career is yours, no matter what, regardless of what your boss does or doesn’t do. You are the one in control. For better or worse, your career goes with you everywhere. Of course, as any superhero fan knows, with great power comes great responsibility. To truly leverage the benefits of such a concept, you must first embrace an ownership mindset.
I love planning. When I have a plan in front of me, I feel more in control of my destiny. I’m less stressed, more empowered.
Here’s the most interesting part: A plan helps me feel these positive things, even when I can’t follow the plan perfectly.
Over the past year, I’ve really had to come to terms with this. After all, the pandemic has made life unpredictable for most of us. But I haven’t stopped planning. In fact, I’ve become even more diligent about it!
As a career-minded professional, you probably participate in a lot of development activities. Perhaps you attend training webinars and online classes; maybe you read books and listen to podcasts. Learning opportunities are prevalent, and you want to take advantage of them all! But how...
The working world is unpredictable. (Never before has this statement been more true!)You never know when your job will suddenly become remote, or your role will dramatically change or be eliminated altogether. On the flipside, you also never know when an exciting opportunity will appear before you...
No job is perfect. However, there are almost always things you can do to make an imperfect job a little closer to perfect. When you’re not happy with your current role, instead of jumping ship and finding a new job, you might want to first engage in a process referred to as “career crafting” or...