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The Business of YouSESSION 1<br />Developing You as a Product<br />
The Business of You<br />Session 1<br />Session 2<br />A New Perspective on You<br />Your Advisory Board<br />Determining ...
Where Do You Place Yourself?<br />Make it happen<br />Watch it happen<br />Wonder what happened<br />
A Perspective <br />To Effectively Lead Your Job Search<br />Own Your Purpose<br />Plan to Thrive<br />Prepare to Act and ...
A Perspective<br />“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”<br />Seneca, Roman Philosopher,<br />mid-1st...
Keep Good Counsel<br />Select Your Advisory Board<br />You will need encouragement<br />
Keep Good Counsel<br />Select Your Advisory Board<br />You will need encouragement<br />You will need to be accountable<br />
Keep Good Counsel<br />Select Your Advisory Board<br />You will need encouragement<br />You will need to be accountable<br...
Qualifications of Your Advisory Board<br />People who have an interest in your success<br />
Qualifications of Your Advisory Board<br />People who have an interest in your success<br />
Qualifications of Your Advisory Board<br />People who have an interest in your success<br />Spouse<br />Sibling<br />Netwo...
Qualifications of YourAdvisory Board<br />An Advisor who can offer particular insight<br />Search strategy<br />Resume cri...
Qualifications of YourAdvisory Board<br />An Advisor who can offer particular insight<br />Search strategy<br />Resume cri...
Assignment #1<br />On worksheet list the following<br />Prospective Advisory Board Candidates<br />Name & Contact info<br ...
You - a Product with a Purpose<br />How did you get to this point in your career?<br />Education<br />Where<br />What cour...
You - a Product with a Purpose<br />You have developed your purpose to fill a need<br />This defines your value to a prosp...
You - a Product with a Purpose<br />You have developed your purpose to fill a need<br />This defines your value to a prosp...
How You Benefit Others - Your STARs<br />Situation<br />the challenge and situation in which you found yourself <br />Task...
How You Benefit Others –Your STARs<br />Situation<br />the challenge and situation in which you found yourself <br />Task<...
How You Benefit Others –Your STARs<br />Situation<br />the challenge and situation in which you found yourself <br />Task<...
How You Benefit Others -Your STARs<br />Situation<br />the challenge and situation in which you found yourself <br />Task<...
Assignment #2  List Your STARs<br />Present yourself as useful and important!<br />The importance of this exercise is to r...
Assignment #2 <br />Categorize Your STAR’s<br />Use the categories from a Performance Appraisal<br />Initiative<br />Innov...
The Business of You<br />Session 1<br />Session 2<br />A New Perspective on You<br />Your Advisory Board<br />Determining ...
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The Business Of You, Session 1

  1. 1. The Business of YouSESSION 1<br />Developing You as a Product<br />
  2. 2. The Business of You<br />Session 1<br />Session 2<br />A New Perspective on You<br />Your Advisory Board<br />Determining Your Purpose<br />A Market for You<br />Your Purpose Meets Their Needs<br />Closing the Sale<br />
  3. 3. Where Do You Place Yourself?<br />Make it happen<br />Watch it happen<br />Wonder what happened<br />
  4. 4. A Perspective <br />To Effectively Lead Your Job Search<br />Own Your Purpose<br />Plan to Thrive<br />Prepare to Act and React<br />
  5. 5. A Perspective<br />“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”<br />Seneca, Roman Philosopher,<br />mid-1st Century<br />
  6. 6. Keep Good Counsel<br />Select Your Advisory Board<br />You will need encouragement<br />
  7. 7. Keep Good Counsel<br />Select Your Advisory Board<br />You will need encouragement<br />You will need to be accountable<br />
  8. 8. Keep Good Counsel<br />Select Your Advisory Board<br />You will need encouragement<br />You will need to be accountable<br />You will need a sanity check<br />
  9. 9. Qualifications of Your Advisory Board<br />People who have an interest in your success<br />
  10. 10. Qualifications of Your Advisory Board<br />People who have an interest in your success<br />
  11. 11. Qualifications of Your Advisory Board<br />People who have an interest in your success<br />Spouse<br />Sibling<br />Network Associate<br />Pastor, priest, spiritual counselor<br />Parent<br />Your children<br />Neighbor<br />Co-worker; past, present or future<br />Friend<br />
  12. 12. Qualifications of YourAdvisory Board<br />An Advisor who can offer particular insight<br />Search strategy<br />Resume critique<br />Interview coach<br />Industry expert<br />Personal finance<br />Legal <br />Employment offers<br />Consulting agreements<br />
  13. 13. Qualifications of YourAdvisory Board<br />An Advisor who can offer particular insight<br />Search strategy<br />Resume critique<br />Interview coach<br />Industry expert<br />Personal finance<br />Legal <br />Employment offers<br />Consulting agreements<br />An Advisor who can offer skill development <br />Communications, substance & style<br />Phone<br />Writing<br />Face-to-face<br />Technology<br />E-networks<br />Computer applications for the workplace<br />
  14. 14. Assignment #1<br />On worksheet list the following<br />Prospective Advisory Board Candidates<br />Name & Contact info<br />Relationship to you<br />What insight can they provide?<br />
  15. 15. You - a Product with a Purpose<br />How did you get to this point in your career?<br />Education<br />Where<br />What courses <br />Degrees and certificates<br />Experience and Training<br />Military<br />Volunteer affiliations, clubs, social and professional<br />Sports<br />Leader, participant, advisor, advocate?<br />Previous employers<br />
  16. 16. You - a Product with a Purpose<br />You have developed your purpose to fill a need<br />This defines your value to a prospective employer/customer<br />
  17. 17. You - a Product with a Purpose<br />You have developed your purpose to fill a need<br />This defines your value to a prospective employer/customer<br />Is the need sufficient to support you?<br />
  18. 18. How You Benefit Others - Your STARs<br />Situation<br />the challenge and situation in which you found yourself <br />Task<br />Action<br />Result<br />
  19. 19. How You Benefit Others –Your STARs<br />Situation<br />the challenge and situation in which you found yourself <br />Task<br />what you were trying to achieve from the situation <br />Action<br />Result<br />
  20. 20. How You Benefit Others –Your STARs<br />Situation<br />the challenge and situation in which you found yourself <br />Task<br />what you were trying to achieve from the situation <br />Action<br />what you did, why you did it and what were the alternatives <br />Result<br />
  21. 21. How You Benefit Others -Your STARs<br />Situation<br />the challenge and situation in which you found yourself <br />Task<br />what you were trying to achieve from the situation <br />Action<br />what you did, why you did it and what were the alternatives <br />Result<br />the measureable or identifiable outcome, what did you learn<br />
  22. 22. Assignment #2 List Your STARs<br />Present yourself as useful and important!<br />The importance of this exercise is to reinforce your value in terms of what you can do for others.<br />List your Accomplishments<br />How you applied your knowledge and skills<br />S T A R<br />Situation, Task, Action, Result<br />
  23. 23. Assignment #2 <br />Categorize Your STAR’s<br />Use the categories from a Performance Appraisal<br />Initiative<br />Innovation<br />Quality<br />Persistence<br />Timeliness<br />Performance<br />Quantity of Output<br />Leadership<br />Flexibility<br />Cooperation<br />Teamwork<br />Accuracy<br />Work under stress<br />Personal Development<br />Efficiency<br />Interpersonal Skills<br />Communication<br />Others?<br />
  24. 24. The Business of You<br />Session 1<br />Session 2<br />A New Perspective on You<br />Your Advisory Board<br />Determining Your Purpose<br />A Market for You<br />Your Purpose Meets Their Needs<br />Closing the Sale<br />

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