Career Choice and the Complexities of "Destiny"

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I gave this presentation at a meeting of only a little above hundred young folks. The end result is baffling, you should see how important it is to choose the right career, so you can follow soothe.

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Career Choice and the Complexities of "Destiny"

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  3. 3. PICKING A CAREER<br />IN LINE WITH DESTINY<br />OLUSOLA AMUSAN<br />CAREER TALK: FOURSQUARE GOSPEL CHURCH AKURE DISTRICT HEAD QUARTERS, NIGERIA<br />10TH JULY 2010<br />
  4. 4. y<br />YOUR DESTINY IS<br /> IN YOUR HANDS<br />
  5. 5. Destiny is Fundamental to meaningful existence and a fulfilling stay on earth. Our clear understanding of why we are here, what we are to do and how is the key to self discovery, all round success and overwhelming solutions .<br />
  6. 6. WHAT CAN YOU SEE?<br />
  7. 7. “You Must take responsibility for the course you study in the University. Avoid being pushed around by parents, friends or the weakness of our system” <br />-Olusola Amusan<br />
  8. 8. CAREER<br />A Career is defined as an individual’s “Course or progress through life (or distinctive portion of life)”. It is usually considered to pertain to remunerative work and sometimes also formal Education - Ox ford English Dictionary<br />The etymology of the term comes from the Latin word ‘Carrera’, Meaning RACE.<br />The traditional concept of career has been concerned with progression up an ordered Hierarchy within an organization or profession.<br />Career refers to an individual’s work and life roles over their life span. This version of a career makes it clear that people can progress through their career horizontally as well as vertical<br />
  9. 9. CAREER<br />WHAT YOU DO TO INFLUENCE OTHERS<br />COURSE OF STUDY OR VOCATION<br />CAREER<br />VISION AND DESTINATION<br />SKILL<br />Your career takes a major stake in the activity scheme of your life, you must therefore ensure that it is in line with God’s plan for your life or you will be kicking against the pricks.<br />
  10. 10. AskYourself<br /> Why <br /> Who<br /> What<br /> When<br />Where<br /> How<br />To Whom<br />
  11. 11. Discovery of Self and consequent Mastery is key to Influence and early fulfillment in Life; and a true life of impact -Olusola Amusan<br />
  12. 12. D.I.D<br />
  13. 13. D.I.D<br />D – DISCOVER<br />I – INFORMATION<br />D – DEVELOP STRATEGY <br />
  14. 14. D – DISCOVER<br />DISCOVER GOD<br /> His Person<br /> His Role<br /> His Intentions/Plans<br />YOURSELF<br /> Your person<br /> Your Assignment<br /> Your Passion<br />Analyse your SLOT<br />
  15. 15. D – DISCOVER<br />S-<br />L-<br />O-<br />T-<br />STRENGTH<br />LOOPHOLES<br />OPPORTUNITIES<br />THREATS<br />
  16. 16. I – INFORMATION<br />“Information Most times is what determines the authenticity of vision, knowledge is what feeds it”<br />
  17. 17. I – INFORMATION<br />Read Deep, Wide, Far, and Through<br />Don’t be ignorant of prospects that lie before you.<br />
  18. 18. I – INFORMATION<br />4 steps<br />1. Have a Vision<br />Chart your Career path<br />Build Capacity in that career<br />Pursue with resilience and tenacity<br />
  19. 19. I – INFORMATION<br />4 steps<br />1. Have a Vision<br />Chart your Career path<br />Build Capacity in that career<br />Pursue with resilience and tenacity<br />
  20. 20. Charting your Career path<br />10 Things to note when choosing your Career<br />It must be God Inspired<br />It must go along your passion, not necessarily your Strength<br />It must be one that can contribute to your overall purpose and assignment in God<br />It must be a career whose confines remain within kingdom practice<br />It might not be something you can necessarily study in the short run, however you can be realistic about your vision e.g. Deciding to study Robotics or A.I in Nigeria as 1st degree may be unrealistic.<br />
  21. 21. Charting your Career path<br />10 Things to note when choosing your Career<br />It must be in line with your dream<br />There must be a constant motivation towards that career path<br />You must dare to be different, don’t choose a course because everyone is.<br />If it is not worth paying sacrifices for, do it, go for it don’t choose a course because it is easier than others.<br />Does it have a future or is it merely, the reigning course with great financial prospects.<br />
  22. 22. THANK YOU<br />

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