Next Steps in your Estimating                 Career                                 Dan Ryan                             ...
Who is                                          Dan Ryan• Recovering Engineer and  HR Professional• Retained Executive  Se...
“We Speak Your Language”
Today•   Game plan•   Competencies•   “Strengths”•   Moving ahead             “We Speak Your Language”
How would you rate your              career to this point?• How did you end up in  your present career?• Are you taking an...
Where are you                           now?• If you looked at your life like a football  game, where would you be?  – Fir...
The Halftime Concept• In his book “Halftime”, Bob Buford view  life like a football game  – Many of us strive for success ...
A personal journey• Manufacturing• Human Resources• Today            “We Speak Your Language”
Taking stock• Halftime is a good time to pause and reflect  – What am I passionate about?  – What do I want to do in the n...
The Halftime Drill1.What do I want to be remembered for?2.What about money-how much is  enough?3.How am I feeling about my...
The Halftime Drill8. How am I doing on self-realization and   community? (Drucker’s needs)9. Review your life line(s)-wher...
How will you transition                        to the Second Half?• 180 degree turn• Slight adjustment• Still not sure….. ...
Core Competencies,Expectations and Career Pathfor an Estimating ProfessionalMr. John K. Hollmann PE, CCE and Mr. Bruce G. ...
Estimating                                                   Competencies     Core Competencies, Expectations and Career P...
Core Competencies, Expectations         and Career Path  for an Estimating ProfessionalMr. John K. Hollmann PE, CCE and   ...
Estimating Career         Paths                    • Complete                      career                    • Step toward...
StrengthsFinder                            2.0• Measures talent (not strengths)• Talent only an ingredient of a true stren...
Background about                     StrengthsFinder• Donald O. Clifton, Ph.D.  – Father of Strengths Based Psychology• Cu...
Uses for                         StrengthsFinder• Individual Development  – Career choices  – Life choices• Leader Develop...
34 Themes and 4                                  Leadership Domains                                       Relationship    ...
Barriers to          moving forward    • There will be barriers    • Consider how you can      overcome them    • Many sha...
Your unique role• Peter Drucker suggests two important  questions to discover your unique role  – What have you achieved (...
Now what?• The ball is in your  hands• Which path will  you take?• How will you get  started!                “We Speak You...
“We Speak Your Language”
Dan RyanRyan Search & Consulting       Dan@ryansc.net         615 656 3535     http://ryansearch.net        @Ryansearch   ...
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Aspe career presentation march 2013

  1. 1. Next Steps in your Estimating Career Dan Ryan PrincipalRetained Executive Search RPO “We Speak Your Language” Leadership Consulting
  2. 2. Who is Dan Ryan• Recovering Engineer and HR Professional• Retained Executive Search• Leadership Consulting• RO• Husband-Father• Rabid Fan! 2 “We Speak Your Language”
  3. 3. “We Speak Your Language”
  4. 4. Today• Game plan• Competencies• “Strengths”• Moving ahead “We Speak Your Language”
  5. 5. How would you rate your career to this point?• How did you end up in your present career?• Are you taking any time to reflect upon your progress?• Are you satisfied with your progress? “We Speak Your Language”
  6. 6. Where are you now?• If you looked at your life like a football game, where would you be? – First half? – Second half? – Halftime? – Have you considered any game plan changes? “We Speak Your Language”
  7. 7. The Halftime Concept• In his book “Halftime”, Bob Buford view life like a football game – Many of us strive for success in the first half – This success may leave many with an empty feeling • Is this all there is? • What can I do to make a difference? “We Speak Your Language”
  8. 8. A personal journey• Manufacturing• Human Resources• Today “We Speak Your Language”
  9. 9. Taking stock• Halftime is a good time to pause and reflect – What am I passionate about? – What do I want to do in the next 10 years? – Am I using my talents & skills to the best of my ability? – Which changes… • Can I make? • Should I make? • Handout “We Speak Your Language”
  10. 10. The Halftime Drill1.What do I want to be remembered for?2.What about money-how much is enough?3.How am I feeling about my career right now?4.Am I living a balanced life?5.What is the primary loyalty in my life?6.Where do I look for my inspiration, mentors and working models?7.What do I want for my children/family? “We Speak Your Language”
  11. 11. The Halftime Drill8. How am I doing on self-realization and community? (Drucker’s needs)9. Review your life line(s)-where are the ups and downs?10.Potential transitions – Keep doing what I am doing, but change the environment – Change the work, but stay in the environment – Turn an avocation into a new career “We Speak Your Language”
  12. 12. How will you transition to the Second Half?• 180 degree turn• Slight adjustment• Still not sure….. “We Speak Your Language”
  13. 13. Core Competencies,Expectations and Career Pathfor an Estimating ProfessionalMr. John K. Hollmann PE, CCE and Mr. Bruce G. Elliott, CCC “We Speak Your Language”
  14. 14. Estimating Competencies Core Competencies, Expectations and Career Path for an Estimating ProfessionalMr. John K. Hollmann PE, CCE and Mr. Bruce G. Elliott, CCC “We Speak Your Language”
  15. 15. Core Competencies, Expectations and Career Path for an Estimating ProfessionalMr. John K. Hollmann PE, CCE and Mr. Bruce G. Elliott, CCCSkills & Knowledgeof Cost Engineering “We Speak Your Language”
  16. 16. Estimating Career Paths • Complete career • Step toward operations • Lateral development“We Speak Your Language”
  17. 17. StrengthsFinder 2.0• Measures talent (not strengths)• Talent only an ingredient of a true strength – Knowledge, skills, practice are amplifiers for natural talents – Without facts and skills, talent can go untapped• Talent x Investment = Strength “We Speak Your Language”
  18. 18. Background about StrengthsFinder• Donald O. Clifton, Ph.D. – Father of Strengths Based Psychology• Culmination of more that 50 years of lifelong work• Introduced by Gallup – Now Discover Your Strengths © 2001 – StrengthsFinder 2.0 © 2007 - New and improved assessment “We Speak Your Language”
  19. 19. Uses for StrengthsFinder• Individual Development – Career choices – Life choices• Leader Development – Informal Coaching – Classroom training• Team Development – Improve communication – Maximize contributions “We Speak Your Language”
  20. 20. 34 Themes and 4 Leadership Domains Relationship Strategic Executing Influencing Building ThinkingAchiever Activator Adaptability AnalyticalArranger Command Connectedness ContextBelief Communication Developer FuturisticConsistency Competition Empathy IdeationDeliberative Maximizer Harmony InputDiscipline Self-Assurance Includer IntellectionFocus Significance Individualization LearnerResponsibility Woo Positivity StrategicRestorative Relator “We Speak Your Language”
  21. 21. Barriers to moving forward • There will be barriers • Consider how you can overcome them • Many shapes and sizes – Financial – Personal – Family – Work“We Speak Your Language”
  22. 22. Your unique role• Peter Drucker suggests two important questions to discover your unique role – What have you achieved (competence)? – What do you deeply care about (passion)? – You also need to define your life mission “We Speak Your Language”
  23. 23. Now what?• The ball is in your hands• Which path will you take?• How will you get started! “We Speak Your Language”
  24. 24. “We Speak Your Language”
  25. 25. Dan RyanRyan Search & Consulting Dan@ryansc.net 615 656 3535 http://ryansearch.net @Ryansearch 25 “We Speak Your Language”

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