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Achieve the Life and Career You Want in 5 Steps

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These slides are from a previous webinar/workshop presentation where attendees learned how they could design their success. In other words, they were introduced to concepts, ideas, and actions they could use to advance their careers and lives. The knowledge they gained included being introduced to the "Design Your Success System TM," as well as exploring specific areas such as strategic and anticipatory thinking. This presentation emphasized the importance of maintaining your authenticity while learning how to "be your highest self" when working and living. Presented by Lisa Kardos, Ph.D. To join a free course or upcoming workshop, please visit http://lisakardos.com.

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Achieve the Life and Career You Want in 5 Steps

  1. 1. @lisakardos 5 Steps Achieve the Life and Career You Want in Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D. Presented by Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  2. 2. You’re in the right place if you… • Want to reach the “next level” in your life/career • You are frustrated or confused about how to maximize your success • You are working hard but it never seems to be enough • You want to hear a fresh perspective and new information that goes much deeper Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  3. 3. If you stay until the end, you’ll have an opportunity to learn about: • 5 Success-Killing Mistakes You Need to Avoid • The Importance of Using a Results-Driven System for Your Personal Success • How Strategic Thinking is a Game-Changer • How to Increase Your Confidence while Designing Your Success • The Right Focus and Tools You Need to Get to the Next Level: Walk Away with Action Steps You Can Implement Immediately Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  4. 4. Goal: To Walk Away with Tools and Knowledge You Can Implement to Set Yourself Up for Success – in Your Life and Career Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  5. 5. Join a free course or a free webinar! Please visit: http://lisakardos.com! Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D. Lisa Kardos School of Excellence http://learn.lisakardos.com
  6. 6. I am passionate about helping you authentically integrate success systems and principles To minimize your pain while maximizing your success Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  7. 7. Premise for Presentation *Give yourself your BEST chance!* Consider yourself the CEO of you Control what you can = you Adopt an entrepreneurial approach: You are your GREATEST asset! Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  8. 8. @lisakardos 5 Success-Killing Mistakes You Need to Avoid Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  9. 9. Assume Politics and Favoritism Win • lik Mistake #1 Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  10. 10. • That assumption leads to bitterness and affects work product, conduct, etc. • Gives away your success and power Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  11. 11. Work many hours but without structure/prioritization Mistake #2 Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  12. 12. • Vicious cycle and viewed as ineffective by others Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  13. 13. Lack of leadership in work • lik Mistake #3 Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  14. 14. • Lack of followup, followthrough • Waiting to be “picked” Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  15. 15. Cannot overcome challenges or manage difficult situations • lik Mistake #4 Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  16. 16. • Lacking a framework to use to tackle issues and manage problems Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  17. 17. Ineffective mindset • lik Mistake #5 Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  18. 18. • Blame, fixed, feeling that there is nothing you can do Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  19. 19. @lisakardos What we CAN do… Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  20. 20. So let’s consider what we can do: use a results-driven system • Keep “end goal” in mind • Intentional; proactive • Framework/map • Ownership: • Don’t give away your success or power Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  21. 21. Focus and Tools • Focus: Do what you can control • Tool: Design Your Success System Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  22. 22. Accountability, Goal Setting, High Performance Practices, and Intention Are Underlying Practices Design Your Success SystemTM Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  23. 23. Design Your Success System Focal Areas: 1: Assessment 2: Design Blueprint 3: Mindset Development 4: Strategic Thinking Development 5: Leadership in Problem Solving 6: Influence and Relationships 7: Prioritization Approach 8: Advanced Strategy 9: The System as it Relates to Who You Are 10: Comprehensive Plan Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  24. 24. Let’s Focus on Strategic Thinking • Reverse-engineer • Develop Experience and skills • Anticipatory Thinking = GAME CHANGER! Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  25. 25. Take an “aerial” perspective Manager Stakeholder Decision-maker Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  26. 26. Ask yourself questions… -Did I meet the goal? -What would x think? -Did I “wow” them? -Am I calibrating based on feedback -Have I made my interests known? Important! Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  27. 27. Implement careful and deliberate thought…be intentional Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  28. 28. @lisakardos 5 Action Steps We Can Take Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  29. 29. Action #1: Focus on being highest self Don’t give away success (Avoid Mistake #1) Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  30. 30. Action #2: Prioritize Effectively (Avoid Mistake #2) Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  31. 31. Action #3: Demonstrate Leadership (Avoid Mistake #3) Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  32. 32. Action #4: Use a Design Blueprint to Manage Issues (Avoid Mistake #4) Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  33. 33. Action #5: Implement mindset of a top performer (Avoid Mistake #5) Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D.
  34. 34. @lisakardos Looking forward to seeing you there! Copyright © 2015 Lisa Kardos, Ph.D. Want to learn more? Join a free course or attend a free webinar by signing up at http://lisakardos.com Lisa Kardos School of Excellence http://learn.lisakardos.com
  35. 35. Presented by Lisa Kardos, Ph.D. Author of the Amazon bestseller, Optimize for Victory: A Simple Approach to Overcome Challenges and Achieve Your Dreams Founder of the Lisa Kardos School of Excellence Bio: Dr. Lisa Kardos has experience in chemical engineering, management, higher education, public speaking and career development.

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