Magic Chopsticks and Making Bunkos: Can a Comic Book Teach Career Planning
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A presentation I did for the CDPI conference
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  • 1. Magic Chopsticks and Making Bunkos Christina Mosteller, M.Ed. Career Counselor Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne mostellc@ipfw.edu
  • 2. A Confession… OTAKU: Otaku (おたく or オタク, Otaku?) is a Japanese term used to refer to people with obsessive interests, particularly anime, manga, and video games.[1][2]*wikipedia
  • 3. And never the two shall meet?
  • 4. Who is Dan Pink • Last ‘real job’ was as Al Gore’s speech writer • Previously served as an aide to the Secretary of Labor • Has a Yale law degree that he’s “gratefully” never used
  • 5. Other books
  • 6. The Journey to Bunko • Had a dark night of the soul about work in politics – Wanted his own byline – Needed to make an authentic difference • Obtained a fellowship to study Japan’s biggest export (which is?)
  • 7. Take Outs & Questions • What would be an example of tactical career information? • Strategic? • How index -able/searchable are your resources? • How do you keep them from going stale?
  • 8. Why am I plugging this guy?
  • 9. Take Outs & Questions • How can your fans take your message forward for you? • Is there an expert you’d like to meet? Are they online? • Will you be my next online expert?
  • 10. The Adventures of Johnny Bunko • Johnny is an unhappy entry- level accountant who followed “the plan” • One day he discovers a pair of magic chopsticks that summon Diana • Diana decides to help the clueless Johnny transition from accounting to marketing • Along the way she teaches him six crucial career lessons
  • 11. The Six Lessons of Bunko 1. There is no plan. 2. Think strengths not weaknesses. 3. It’s not about you. 4. Persistence trumps talent. 5. Make excellent mistakes. 6. Leave an imprint.
  • 12. 1. There is no plan. Should I stick to the plan? •Make what you love your hobby •Choose something practical •When you’ve paid your dues transition to something you like
  • 13. WORLD CHANGES. “THE TEN YEARS FROM NOW, YOUR JOB MIGHT BE IN INDIA. YOUR INDUSTRY MIGHT NOT EVEN EXIST. AND YOU’LL CHANGE TOO. YOU MIGHT DISCOVER A HIDDEN TALENT.”
  • 14. Making Career Decisions Instrumental Fundamental
  • 15. 2. Think strengths not weaknesses. “And don’t ‘Bunko’ anything, either.”
  • 16. 3. It’s not about you. “YOU’RE HERE TO SERVE-NOT TO SELF- ACTUALIZE”
  • 17. 4. Persistence trumps talent. Practice Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Motivation
  • 18. 5. Make excellent mistakes. Bunko Bun’ko to make a mistake from which the benefits of what you learned exceed the costs of the screw-up
  • 19. 6. Leave an imprint. “I’M NOT ASKING YOU TO END HUNGER OR REPAIR THE OZONE.”-- “BUT I AM ASKING YOU TO THINK ABOUT YOUR PURPOSE…THAT YOUR LIFE ISN’T INFINITE, AND THAT YOU SHOULD USE YOUR LIMITED TIME HERE TO DO SOMETHING THAT MATTERS.”
  • 20. YOUR TURN
  • 21. The 7th Lesson
  • 22. More Bunko on the web www.johnnybunko.com DIY Bunko Breakfast Examples Cameron Maddux at the Academy of Art University-San Francisco Ministry of Small Business and Consumer Services-Toronto Columbus Bunko Breakfast – Columbus Traralgon Bunko Breakfast Report -Traralgon, Australia