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Pathfinder Career Dilemmas2

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Pathfinder Career Dilemmas2

  1. 1. Career Success as a Career Success as a Conscious Choice Conscious Choice Pathfinder Career System with Dr. Shayne Tracy Newhouse Partners www.newhousepartners.com
  2. 2. Career Success as a Conscious Choice To Which Camp Do You Belong ?  Do you believe… only a few exceptional individuals born with certain God-given talents contribute significantly to the workplace? or  Do you believe… we all have certain skills, knowledge, experiences and demonstrated behavioural qualities that need to be identified and developed in order for us to shine as exceptional performers?
  3. 3. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Career Decisions and Dilemmas  “I really hate going to work each day...I need to re-evaluate my career.”  “I often wonder if I made the right career choice. It might be too late...the money is good where a I am.”
  4. 4. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Career Decisions and Dilemmas  “I am interested in advancing my career in the company. I need some coaching to sell myself and my talent.”  “I never really thought of the choices I made in determining my career until I got a pink slip .”
  5. 5. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Career Decisions and Dilemmas  “One of our senior managers needs an Executive Tune-up that would benefit him and the way he relates to others .”  “Being in the wrong position too long can be dangerous to your health.”  “I would like a method for validating our organization's core competencies.”
  6. 6. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Career Success Factors Career Awareness and Interest  Are you aware of a particular career or career theme and show some degree of attention to and an interest in it?  This is the first stage that often gives direction to the career choices we make.  “I am interested in finance. My Mother was an accountant and we always talked about money matters at home. My uncle was also good with the numbers and made some serious money in the game...”
  7. 7. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Career Comment  You are what you were when!  Family provides early subliminal role models.  Unintentional mentors influence our career interests.  Intentional mentors influence our career interests.  Significant emotional experiences affect career perceptions.
  8. 8. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Career Success Factors Career Aptitude  Do you know your capabilities, skills, attributes, behaviours and values?  “I would really like to be an accountant but don’t know if I have what it takes to become one.”
  9. 9. Career Success as a Conscious Choice IQ and Designer IQ and Genes Designer Behaviour (How?) Skills Attributes Genes TALENT (What?) Values (Why?)
  10. 10. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Career Success Factors Career Satisfaction  Do you understand the intangibles, motivation and priorities inherent in a particular career?  “I am really interested in Treasury Management and I know from experience that I have the interest and possibly the right aptitude, but I just don’t know if I would like the travel and work environment in which I would have to manage.”
  11. 11. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Career Comment  Career satisfaction is an extremely useful predictor for productivity (quantity) and performance (quality).  It is the single most important predictor of employees’ rate of absenteeism, decision to prematurely resign or retire, or level of emotional withdrawal from the workplace.
  12. 12. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Career Directions Leading to Career Satisfaction Key Traits Identified with the Pathfinder  Problem Solving Style  Human Relations Skills  Work habits  Coping Strategies  Motivational Factors  Lifestyle Priorities  Self Issues  Vocational Incentive Needs
  13. 13. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Career Directions Leading to Career Satisfaction Career Themes Ranking*  Mathematics/Statistics/Physics 85%  Electronic/Computer Science 85%  Financial 72%  Entertainment 62%  Government Services 61% *see career path occupational options for the above on the next slide
  14. 14. Career Success as a Conscious Choice OCCUPATIONAL OPTIONS Below are some recommended career paths representing a broad sample of occupations which our research has found are compatible with the Career Themes on the previous slide (continued on next slide):  Statistician  Programmer (IT),  Applied Information  Financial Solutions Specialist Technology Professional  Accountant (CA, CMA, CGA) /Consultant  Business Analyst  Investment Funds  International Trade Manager/Analyst Economist  Financial Analyst  Tax Policy Research Analyst  Actuary
  15. 15. Career Success as a Conscious Choice OCCUPATIONAL OPTIONS Below are some recommended career paths representing a broad sample of occupations which our research has found are compatible with the Career Themes on the previous slide:  Actor/Entertainer/TV  Securitization-Based Host/Comedian Financing  Musician/Musical Arranger/  Underwriter/Risk Conductor/Composer, Management Officer Director/Producer,  Electronics Engineer  Film/TV/Stage/Broadcasting  Senior Database  Treasurer/Senior Investments Administrator/Analyst Analyst Principal  Consultant, Financial & Economic
  16. 16. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Career Success Factors Career Performance  Do you know the “results”, “work products”, “performance and productivity” that are expected of the career/position?  “I know that every day I am in this career, I have to move the corporate profit yardstick at least 5%. Perhaps I am better suited for another position?”
  17. 17. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Career Comment  Capitalizing on an individual’s unique competencies and talents lies at the heart of an individual’s success and therefore a corporation’s success.  It is no secret that only exceptional employees achieve exceptional results.
  18. 18. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Career Comment  Nor, is it a secret that when individuals find themselves in unique situations and jobs well suited to their strongest skills, knowledge base, proven experience and behavioural competencies, they consistently perform exceptionally well.
  19. 19. Career Success as a Conscious Choice What do I want to achieve? What do I want to do? What kind of person do I want to be?
  20. 20. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Subconscious Competence Don’t know that you know Accompanied by the “comfort of habit” Conscious Competence Know that you know Accompanied by the “awkwardness of awareness” Conscious Incompetence Know that you don’t know Accompanied by the “embarrassment of exposure” Subconscious Incompetence Don’t know what you don’t know Accompanied by the “arrogance of ignorance” ™
  21. 21. Career Success as a Conscious Choice The Total Person 10% of the Total Person The Other 80% • Resume • Individual Personal and • Education Career DNA • Referrals • Appearance • Work History • Performance • Productivity • Experience
  22. 22. Career Success as a Conscious Choice What separates CEO’s from their V.P.’s and Middle Managers? CEO’S ... 1. Are more intelligent (IQ equivalents) 2. Have better leadership ability 3. Work harder and longer hours 4. Instill a higher sense of empowerment and camaraderie 5. Are better and tougher negotiators 6. Are more innovative and “visionary” 7. Are greater risk-takers and make intuitive decisions 8. Possess greater charisma and social presence 9. Are more motivated by money and power 10. Have a higher energy level
  23. 23. Ten Dynamic Dimensions of Conscious Choice Career Success as a Career Success Problem Solving Style Work Habits Basic Career Interests Motivational Factors Intelligence Self-Assessment Vocational Incentives Human Relations Lifestyle Priorities Psychological Coping Strategies
  24. 24. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Dynamic Factor Approach  The Pathfinder captures the dynamic interaction that is “competency”.  Success in any given role is dependent on a unique combination of individual behaviours/attributes that, when exercised together, results in varying levels of success or failure in a particular job/position.
  25. 25. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Personal DNA- Your Career Anatomy  10 Problem-Solving Styles  9 Work Habit Traits  9 Motivational Factors  10 Personality or Self Issues  12 Human Relationship Skills  12 Psychological Coping Strategies  10 Lifestyle Priorities  10 Vocational Rewards/Needs
  26. 26. Career Success as a Conscious Choice 10 Problem-Solving Styles  Common Sense  Experiential Learning  Analysis  Theoretical Reasoning  Intuition  Linguistics  Innovation  Quantitative Orientation  Street Sense  Reflectiveness
  27. 27. Career Success as a Conscious Choice 9 Work Habit Traits  Efficiency  Flexibility  Structure  Versatility  Conscientiousness  Profit Awareness  Responsibility  Written  Decisiveness Communications
  28. 28. Career Success as a Conscious Choice 9 Motivational Factors  Drive  Stamina  Initiative  Goal Setting  Determination  Risk Taking  Discipline  Competitiveness  Industriousness
  29. 29. Career Success as a Conscious Choice 10 Personality or Self Factors  Self-Sufficiency  Self-Acceptance  Self-Development  Self-Fulfillment  Self-Confidence  Self-Realisation  Self-Respect  Self-Expression  Self-Understanding  Self-Actualisation
  30. 30. Career Success as a Conscious Choice 12 Human Relationship Skills  Popularity  Tact  Visibility  Assertion  Humour  Negotiation  Empathy  Delegation  Patience  Presence  Cooperation  Political Acumen
  31. 31. Career Success as a Conscious Choice 12 Psychological Coping Strategies  Stress Intolerance  Perfectionism  Guilt Proneness  Workaholism  Sensitivity to Criticism  Accident Proneness  Constraint  Somatic  Erroneous Beliefs  Anxiety  Avoidance of Intimacy  Addiction
  32. 32. Career Success as a Conscious Choice 10 Lifestyle Priorities  Health  Social  Relaxation  Family  Purpose  Community  Learning  Culture  Career  Environment
  33. 33. Career Success as a Conscious Choice 10 Vocational Rewards/Needs  Wealth  Fraternity  Leadership  Service  Power  Adventure  Security  Complexity  Humanitarianism  Recognition
  34. 34. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Career Themes  Business Themes  People Themes  Service Themes  Expressive/Artistic Themes  Math and Science Themes  Industry and Trades Themes
  35. 35. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Business Themes  Management  Financial  Marketing  Sales  Law & Politics  Self Employment  Consulting
  36. 36. Career Success as a Conscious Choice People Themes  Behavioural Science  Social Science  Education  Religion/Philosophy  Sports  Medical Services
  37. 37. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Service Themes  Administration  Inspection  Personal Services  Protective Services  Food Services  Home & Children  Retail  Government Services
  38. 38. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Expressive/Artistic Themes  Writing  Librarian/Languages/Museology  Visual Art  Entertainment
  39. 39. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Math and Science Themes  Engineering  Math/Stats/Physics  Life/Environ. Sciences  Electronic Science  Medical Science
  40. 40. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Industry and Trades Themes  Manufacturing  Construction  Mechanical  Transportation  Farming & Ranching
  41. 41. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Validity Scales  Integrity  Rationality  Self-Honesty/Disclosure
  42. 42. In cen tiv es Career Success as a Conscious Choice W o rk H a b its E fficien c y 60 and P ro d u ctiv ity M o tiv a tio n a l S tam in a 60 F a c to rs Accountant Profile M o tiv a tio n a l F a c to rs In d u strio u sn ess 60 P ro b le m S o lv in g Q u an titativ e 55 T rait D im en sion T rait Kref T rait P ey DS ty en sion im le T rait O rien tatio n P ref cou n tan t D im ension T rait P ref in an ce / V P .F in an ce / C o p in g P erfectio n ism 55 S tra teg ies C FO P rob lem S olvin g A nalysis 80 W o rk H a b its P ro fit A w aren ess 50 S tyle and W ork H ab its D ecisiveness 90 W ork H u ctiv ity P ro d ab its D ecisiveness 90 V alid ity S cales Integrity 80 an d P rod u ctivity an dSP rod u ctivity t S elf-D ev elo p m en t 5 0 elf-A ssessm en rob lem S olvin D eterm ination PM otivation al g A nalysis 88 0 0 P rob lemle m S o lv in g A nalysis en ess P ro b S olvin g R eflectiv 80 50 SF actors tyle S tyle ty le S S otivation al en t SD eterm ination M elf-A ssessm elf-C onfidence 87 5 0 M o tiv a tio n a l M otivation al D iscip lin e D eterm ination 40 80 F a c to rs FV ocation al actors L eadership 65 F actors V o ca tio n a l F rate rn ity 40 SIn censsessm en t S elf-C onfidence elf-A tives 75 S elf-Acen tiv esen t In ssessm S elf-C onfidence 75 H u m an H ab its W ork E fficienc y A ssertion 76 0 0 H u m anrk H a b its Wo A ssertion ility R esp o n sib 70 35 an d R elation s and R elation s P rod u ctivity P ro d u ctiv ity V ocation al Leadership 65 V ocation al Leadership 65 P ro b le m S o lv in g C o m m o n S en se 30 In cen tives al M otivation S tam ina 60 In cen tives S ty le F actors M otivation al S tam ina 60 M otivation alb its SC o n scien tio u sn ess W o rk H a tam ina 60 25 FM otivation al actors Industriousness 60 F actors and F actors M otivation al Industriousness 60 M otivation al ity P ro d u ctiv Industriousness 60 H um an C o -o p eratio n 20 FP rob lem S olvin g Q uantitative actors 55 F actors R ela tio n s S tyle C op in g O erfectionism P rientation 55 C opW o rk H a b its in g PS tru ctu re erfectionism 55 10 SC op in g trategies P erfectionism 55 S trategies and PS trategies rob lem S olvin g Q uantitative 55 P rob lemuS olvin g P ro d ctiv ity Q uantitative 55 SW ork H ab its tyle O rientation P rofit A w aren ess 50 S tyle O rientation
  43. 43. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Accountant Profile Discriminators ait D im en sion T rait P ref an ce / D iscrim in ators Prob lem S olvin g S tyle A nalysis 80 Prob lem S olvin g S tyle Q uantitative 55 O rientation W ork H ab its D ecisiveness 90 W ork H ab its an d R esponsibility 35 an d u ctivity ctivity Prod P rod u P rob lem itsolvin g W ork H ab S an d A nalysis C onscientiousness 8 025 S tyle ctivity Prod u M ork H ab its al d W otivation an S tructure D eterm ination 8 010 Prod u ctivity F actors S elf-A ssessm en t S elf-C onfidence 75
  44. 44. M otivation al Industriousness 60 F actors Career Success as a Conscious Choice M otivation al F actors S tam ina 60 H u m an R elation s E m path y 60 Manager of Finance/Controller Profile H u m an R elation s P atience 60 P rob lem S olvin g Q uantitative 55 S tyle O rientation , T rait D im en sion T rait Kref T rait P ey Wim en sionits an d T rofit A w aren ess P ref D ork H ab P rait 50 D im en sion s T rait P ref P rod u ctivity nin an ce / troller V P .F in an ce / C FO H u m an R elation s N egotiation 50 V alid ity S cales Integrity 80 M otivation al G oal-S etting 50 ork lem S olvin g DA nalysis WP robH ab its ecisiveness 9 0 80 W F actors its ork H ab D ecisiveness 90 anS tyle u ctivity d P rod S elf-A ssessm en t an d P rod u ctivity S elf-D evelopm ent 50 V ocation al F raternity 8 040 P rob lemssessm en t AS elf-C onfidence 8 0 75 S elf-A S olvin g nalysis P rob lem S olvin g A nalysis In cen tives S tyle m an R elation s A ssertion Hu 70 S tyle M otivation al D iscipline 40 MV ocation al otivation DL eadership eterm ination 8 0 65 M otivation al D eterm ination 80 F actors F actors tives In cen F actors C op in g S trategies W orkaholism / 40 S elf-A ssessm en t S elf-C onfidence M otivation al Industriousness 7 5 60 S elf-A ssessm en t S elf-C onfidence 75 W orkethic F actors H u m an A ssertion 70 H u m an A ssertion 70 W ork H ab its an d R esponsibility 35 R elation s M otivation al S tam ina 60 R elationctivity P rod u s F actors V ocation al Leadership 65 V ocation al S olvin g Leadership S ense P rob lem C om m on 6 530 InH u m an R elation s E m path y cen tives 60 In S tyle cen tives MH u m an R elation s tam ina otivation al S P atience 6 0 60 M W ork H ab its an dS tam ina otivation al C onscientiousness 6 025 F actors P rob lem S olvin g Q uantitative 55 F actors ctivity P rod u MS tyle otivation al Industriousness O rientation 60 otivation elation sIndustriousness M H u m an Ral C o-operatio n 6 020 F actors H ab its an d P rofit A w aren ess W ork 50 F actors C op in gu ctivity P rod P erfectionism 55 C op in g P erfectionism 55 S trategies R elation s N egotiation H u m an 50 S trategies P rob lem S olvin g Q uantitative M otivation al G oal-S etting 5 5 50 P rob lem S olvin g Q uantitative 55 S tyle F actors O rientation S tyle O rientation
  45. 45. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Manager of Finance/Controller Profile Discriminators ait D im en sion T rait P ref D iscrim in ators an ce / H u m an R elation s A ssertion 70 V ocation al L eadership 65 In cen tives D ecisiveness 90 W ork H ab its an d m an R elation s N egotiation H u P rod u ctivity 50 P rob lem ab its an d R esponsibility W ork H S olvin g A nalysis 8 035 SP rod u ctivity tyle M otivation al an d C onscientiousness 8 025 W ork H ab its D eterm ination F actors S elf-A ssessm en t S elf-C onfidence 75
  46. 46. H um an A ssertio n 70 Career Success as a Conscious Choice R ela tio n s V o ca tio n a l Lead ersh ip 65 In cen tiv es M o tiv a tio n a l S tam in a 60 VP of Finance/CFOtioProfiled u strio u sn ess M o tiv a n a l In F a cto rs 60 F a cto rs rait D im en sion T rait P ref ey T rait K CD p inen sion o im g T rait P erfectio n ism P5 5 ref in an ce / V P .F in an ce / S tra teg ies C FO P ro b lem S o lv in g Q u an titativ e 55 S ty le O rien tatio n W ork H ab its D ecisiveness 90 W ork H abb its W o rk H a its D ecisiveness P ro fit A w aren ess 90 5 an d P rod u ctivity ann dPP ro d u ctiv ity a d rod u ctivity P rob lem S olvin g A nalysis 80 PH u m a n S olvin g rob lem A nalysis n N ego tiatio 5 80 S tyle SR ela tio n s tyle M otivation al D eterm ination 80 P o w er 45 M o ca tio n a al Votivation l D eterm ination 80 F actors FIn cen tiv es actors S elf-A ssessm en t S elf-C onfidence 75 D iscip lin e 40 SM o tiv a tio n aen t elf-A ssessm l S elf-C onfidence 75 H u m an A ssertion 70 F a cto rs H u m an A ssertion 70 R elation s C o p in g W o rk ah o lism / 40 R elation s V ocation al Leadership 65 S tra teg ies W o rk eth ic In cen tives V ocation al Leadership 65 W o rk H a b its R esp o n sib ility 35 M otivation al S tam ina 60 In cen tives a n d P ro d u ctiv ity F actors M otivation al S tam ina 60 P ro b lem S o lv in g C o m m o n S en se 30 M otivation al Industriousness 60 F actors S ty le F actors M otivation al en t S elf-A ssessm Industriousness S elf-R esp ect 60 25 C op in g P erfectionism 55 F actors H um an C o -o p eratio n 20 S trategies CR ela tio n s op in g P erfectionism 55 P rob lem S olvin g Q uantitative 55 SV o ca tio n a l trategies W ealth 20 S tyle O rientation PIn cen tiv esolvin g rob lem S Q uantitative 55 W ork H ab its P rofit A w aren ess 50 S tyle O rientation
  47. 47. Career Success as a Conscious Choice VP of Finance/CFO Profile Discriminators ait D im en sion T rait P ref an ce / D iscrim in ators S elf- 75 S elf-A ssessm ent C onfidence P sycholo gical C opin g P erfectionism 55 W ork H ab its D ecisiveness 90 S trategies an H umrod u ctivity d P an R elationship N egotiation 50 P rob lem S olvin g S kills A nalysis 80 S tyle V ocational P ow er 45 R ew ards/N eeds M otivation al D eterm ination 80 P sycholo gical C opin g W orkaholism 40 F actors S trategies S elf-A ssessm en t S elf-C onfidence 75
  48. 48. Career Success as a Conscious Choice A Career Moment-What It Is All About!  “The Pathfinder Report is very comprehensive with extremely accurate results. It gave me a tremendous insight with substantial supporting detail on a wide range of criteria that I have used to define my career options and choices. It made me aware of the complexity of career management. Continued on next slide
  49. 49. Career Success as a Conscious Choice A Career Moment-What It Is All About!  There were two report features I found especially helpful. The Behavioural Traits and the Career Themes were laid out in progressively more detail and in graphical format. Secondly, the report clearly differentiates but relates career interest and career success. Continued on next slide
  50. 50. Career Success as a Conscious Choice A Career Moment-What It Is All About!  Without the coaching accompanying the report, the messages imbedded in the report might not have been acted upon. I needed the reinforcement and encouragement to make the next practical step. The experience of working with a coach has been life changing. Continued on next slide
  51. 51. Career Success as a Conscious Choice A Career Moment-What It Is All About!  The value of the experience is hard to quantify. What is spending the rest of your working life in the right profession worth? Conversely, what is the cost of spending your working life in a career where you are not satisfied? Continued on next slide
  52. 52. Career Success as a Conscious Choice A Career Moment-What It Is All About!  The experience has been insightful and has given me the confidence, direction and courage to take action. I am now firmly and happily entrenched as the CFO of a small publicly traded software company, something I should have done a long time ago.” —Client Feedback
  53. 53. Career Success as a Conscious Choice Your Career Management Mission  Realize your full career potential  Exercise your career options  Remain career resilient in a rapidly changing marketplace  Achieve personal and business goals through conscious continuous self-improvement  Balance personal and corporate success  Know your career DNA
  54. 54. Career Success as a Conscious Choice The Pathfinder Career System  Employment  Executive Career Screening/Evaluation Coaching  Improving Team  Identifying Effectiveness Personal/Professional  Enhancing Performance Development Needs Management Processes  Career Development  Identifying Organizational  Performance Coaching Core Competencies  Transition and Right-  Succession Planning sizing

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