CAREER PLANNING OR DEVELOPMENT?True career development requires vision, honesty,creativity, and courage. It’s fueled by a sense ofself exploration, adventure, and a fascination withthe opportunities to discover something new;something more appropriate for who you are, orwhat you hope to become.
KNOW THYSELF?“The unexamined life is not worth living.” ~Socrates
MISWANTING Main Entry: miswantingPart of Speech: n Definition: the act or condition of wanting something with the mistaken belief that it will bring one happiness. Example: The real problem with miswanting, the researchers argue, is that it leads you to want the wrong things and make poor judgments about what will really make you happy.
THE LOOKING GLASS SELFWhen a persons self grows out of theperceptions of others. The term refers to peopleshaping themselves based on other peoplesperception, which leads them to reinforce otherpeoples perspectives on themselves.
3 COMPONENTSe imagine how we must appear to others.e imagine the judgment of that appearance.e develop our self through the judgments of others.
OTHER EFFECTSPygmalion Effect A phenomenon in which the greater the expectation placed upon people, the better they perform . People will often internalize their negative labels…those with positive labels succeed accordingly.
OTHER EFFECTSMichelangelo Effect A phenomenon observed by psychologists in which interdependent individuals influence and "sculpt" each other. Over time, the Michelangelo effect causes individuals to develop toward what they themselves consider as their "ideal selves."[
THE VALUE OF WHAT YOU DOYour explanation of what you do shouldalways correlate with your proficiency inincreasing value through your efficiency insolving problems, fulfilling needs, orcatering to desires.
WHAT YOU REALLY DO?People commonly think of careers as somethingthey have. Think of them as something you do.
POSITIONINGPositioning is how we place ourselves inthe minds of others…Positioning is about understanding andcontrolling how you are perceived…Positioning is not an art, or an act; it’s anaction.
POSITIONING STRATEGIES1. Attitude & Aptitude2. Project management3. Establishing a system4. Bring in new business
WELCOME TO YOUR BRANDBranding is the byproduct of the action of positioning.
PERSONAL BRANDINGPersonal Branding is about distinguishingyour personal qualities and characteristics…Successful brands rarely have negativeassociations; brands with negativeassociations are rarely successful…
4 STEPS1. Develop brand awareness2. Evaluate your brand viability3. Position your brand4. Manage your brand
WHAT’S YOUR ARENA?What arena is best for you? In what arena canyou best display your strengths and skills?What arena will inspire you to do your verybest work, and allow you to give the most ofyourself, each and every day?
4 GOLDEN JOB OPPORTUNITIES1. An opportunity to learn2. An opportunity to develop skills3. An opportunity to build your network4. An opportunity to position & brand yourself
YOUR REAL JOBFinding ways to utilize your gifts
JOBS & CAREER PLANNINGThere isn’t a great deal of job security inhaving a job, but there’s more security inhaving a role; therefore, jobs are not onlycrucial tools in getting roles, but inbuilding and developing one’s career.