Jump Start Your  Job Search! Four Action Steps  for Choosing Growth Over Fear and Achieving ANY Goal Presented By: Don Str...
Good Morning  LongsPeakNet ! <ul><li>This is  interactive  so shout it out! </li></ul><ul><li>“ One influential person…one...
Becoming an Effective Leader <ul><li>We are  ALL  leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Who are some great historical or current leade...
I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has ima...
Action Step One:  Utilize your  Personal   Power   <ul><li>Personal Power  is your ability to  ACT ! </li></ul><ul><li>The...
&quot;History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they trium...
Action Step Two:   Top 10 Tips for Success   in achieving ANY Goal <ul><li>Clarity:  Be focused; put everything you’ve go ...
Action Step Two:   Top 10 Tips for Success   in achieving ANY Goal <ul><li>Visualize:  See yourself as victorious in the a...
Assignment : 1- What are  two activities  you’ve been putting off re: the job search? 2- What  ONE THING  will you do  tod...
What keeps us from  taking action ?
FEAR!
“ Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear—not absence of fear.”   -Mark Twain
Action Step Three:  Overcoming  FEAR <ul><li>Grow and Stretch! </li></ul><ul><li>LEARN  about subjects or areas you are un...
“ If you’re not getting better, you’re getting worse.” - Pat Riley Former professional basketball head coach
Action Step Four:  Becoming One of the  BEST  at What You Do! <ul><li>Learn and grow at a faster rate  than everybody else...
Getting to the Top…And Staying There! <ul><li>One hour per day   Top within 3 years </li></ul><ul><li>Within 5 years   N...
  <ul><li>Available at Amazon.com and BarnesAndNoble.com </li></ul><ul><li>Designed for getting hired in TODAY’s highly co...
“ There is no finish line ”
Ascend Career and Life Strategies LLC 4845 Pearl East Circle, Suite 101 Boulder, Colorado 80301   www.AscendCareers.net 30...
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Jumpstart Your Job Search

  1. 1. Jump Start Your Job Search! Four Action Steps for Choosing Growth Over Fear and Achieving ANY Goal Presented By: Don Strankowski Ascend Career and Life Strategies, LLC
  2. 2. Good Morning LongsPeakNet ! <ul><li>This is interactive so shout it out! </li></ul><ul><li>“ One influential person…one good idea” </li></ul><ul><li>My CHALLENGE to you: </li></ul><ul><li>Learn + Internalize + TEACH </li></ul><ul><li>I believe! </li></ul><ul><li>Why am I here? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Becoming an Effective Leader <ul><li>We are ALL leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Who are some great historical or current leaders? </li></ul><ul><li>3 Mandates of Leadership </li></ul>
  4. 4. I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. <ul><li>Henry David Thoreau </li></ul><ul><li>American author, poet, naturalist, historian, and philosopher. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Action Step One: Utilize your Personal Power <ul><li>Personal Power is your ability to ACT ! </li></ul><ul><li>There is no magic bullet or panacea </li></ul><ul><li>Little success over time  GOAL ACHIEVED </li></ul><ul><li>Your goal: Improve 1% per day </li></ul><ul><li>Dissatisfaction  ACTION! </li></ul><ul><li>30  </li></ul>
  6. 6. &quot;History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.&quot; - B.C. Forbes, Founder, Forbes magazine (1917)
  7. 7. Action Step Two: Top 10 Tips for Success in achieving ANY Goal <ul><li>Clarity: Be focused; put everything you’ve go into what you do every day. </li></ul><ul><li>Employ the Power of Belief : Believe in yourself; if you don’t no one else will. </li></ul><ul><li>Be tenacious: Hold on and don’t let go! </li></ul><ul><li>Trust your instincts: Your “gut” is there for a reason. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop momentum: A body in motion tends to stay in motion. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Action Step Two: Top 10 Tips for Success in achieving ANY Goal <ul><li>Visualize: See yourself as victorious in the achievement of your goal! </li></ul><ul><li>Be passionate: Emotion is the fuel of life; “emotionalize” goals  pedal to the metal! </li></ul><ul><li>Stay on the edge: Don’t become complacent or satisfied. Grow and stretch. </li></ul><ul><li>Cancel out gravity: FOCUS on your goals in the midst of negativity and set-backs. </li></ul><ul><li>Never give up! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Assignment : 1- What are two activities you’ve been putting off re: the job search? 2- What ONE THING will you do today to TAKE ACTION ? Eat the Frog!
  10. 10. What keeps us from taking action ?
  11. 11. FEAR!
  12. 12. “ Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear—not absence of fear.” -Mark Twain
  13. 13. Action Step Three: Overcoming FEAR <ul><li>Grow and Stretch! </li></ul><ul><li>LEARN about subjects or areas you are unsure of </li></ul><ul><li>Put Yourself on the Line to Where You HAVE TO Come Through </li></ul><ul><li>Get GOOD at What You Do </li></ul>
  14. 14. “ If you’re not getting better, you’re getting worse.” - Pat Riley Former professional basketball head coach
  15. 15. Action Step Four: Becoming One of the BEST at What You Do! <ul><li>Learn and grow at a faster rate than everybody else (<10% of all adults). </li></ul><ul><li>Invest a small percentage of your overall income back into you (2%)—your Self-Development Account . </li></ul><ul><li>Most people are satisfied with the status quo and are afraid of moving to the next level. </li></ul><ul><li>4 Best methods for reaching the next level </li></ul>
  16. 16. Getting to the Top…And Staying There! <ul><li>One hour per day  Top within 3 years </li></ul><ul><li>Within 5 years  National Authority </li></ul><ul><li>In 7 Years  One of the best in the world! </li></ul><ul><li>Brian Tracy International, 2007 </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Available at Amazon.com and BarnesAndNoble.com </li></ul><ul><li>Designed for getting hired in TODAY’s highly competitive job market </li></ul><ul><li>Any job, any career, any point in your career </li></ul><ul><li>Success is a Choice (audio CD) </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a high-achiever’s mindset </li></ul><ul><li>Break out of the comfort zone </li></ul><ul><li>Develop higher levels of persistence </li></ul><ul><li>Achieve any goal by using a 7-Step Action Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Cancel out self-limiting beliefs </li></ul><ul><li>Program your subconscious mind to work for you </li></ul><ul><li>Become one of the best in your field – earn more money and be promoted faster </li></ul>
  18. 18. “ There is no finish line ”
  19. 19. Ascend Career and Life Strategies LLC 4845 Pearl East Circle, Suite 101 Boulder, Colorado 80301 www.AscendCareers.net 303-245-7049 [email_address]

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