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Your Passions & Your Profession

How to merge your passions and your professions

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  1. 1. your PASSIONS & your PROFESSION <ul><li>What does career prep mean? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the goal of career prep? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>>> Expand your options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>>> Develop your skills </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How do I win at the game of life? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>>> Define what it means to win for you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>>> Practice, practice, practice </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why are my passions important? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>>> Your passions are a reflection of you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>>> Passion Networking Exercise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>>> 3 sources of capital </li></ul></ul>INTERN MBA by Jullien Gordon
  2. 2. your PASSIONS & your PROFESSION care · er –[kair- er ] noun 1. ??? 2. ??? 3. ??? 4. ??? 1. a way of making a living doing something that you absolutely care about. 2. a self-determined path that creates opportunities for personal growth and development. -According to Management Leadership for Tomorrow
  3. 3. your PASSIONS & your PROFESSION ca·reer –[k uh - reer ] noun 1. an occupation or profession, esp. one requiring special training, followed as one's lifework: He sought a career as a lawyer. 2. a person's progress or general course of action through life or through a phase of life, as in some profession or undertaking. 3. success in a profession, occupation, etc. 4. a course, esp. a swift one. 5. speed, esp. full speed: The horse stumbled in full career. 6. Archaic. a charge at full speed. According to
  4. 4. your PASSIONS & your PROFESSION <ul><li>The future is uncertain; It is not 100% predictable. </li></ul><ul><li>Pack your “mental backpack” with the tools needed for a successful journey ahead. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Expand your possibilities (not limit them) and make you more versatile by developing your skills. </li></ul>SHIFTS IN THINKING
  5. 5. your PASSIONS & your PROFESSION EXPAND YOUR CAREER OPTIONS Who is better off? Person A? Person B? Person C? Person D?
  6. 6. your PASSIONS & your PROFESSION What skills do basketball players have to develop to go pro? What skills do YOU have to develop to go pro? Career Skills Basketball Skills <ul><li>Marketing (self & ideas) </li></ul><ul><li>>> interviewing, resume, 90 second pitch </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>>> presenting, writing, speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Managing Teams </li></ul><ul><li>>> up, down, across </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Other soft skills </li></ul><ul><li>Dribbling </li></ul><ul><li>Shooting </li></ul><ul><li>Jumping </li></ul><ul><li>Running </li></ul><ul><li>Defensive </li></ul>
  7. 7. your PASSIONS & your PROFESSION Career Skills Basketball Skills <ul><li>Marketing (self & ideas) </li></ul><ul><li>>> interviewing, resume, 90 second pitch </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>>> presenting, writing, speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Managing Teams </li></ul><ul><li>>> up, down, across </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Other soft skills </li></ul><ul><li>Dribbling </li></ul><ul><li>Shooting </li></ul><ul><li>Jumping </li></ul><ul><li>Running </li></ul><ul><li>Defensive </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Passion Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Write down your top 3 passions </li></ul><ul><li>2. Network until you find someone who has a passion that interest you </li></ul><ul><li>3. Spend 2 minutes listening to each other express their passion </li></ul><ul><li>Give your partner a passion score on a scale of 1-5 </li></ul>your PASSIONS & your PROFESSION Top 3 Passions 1, Most passionate 1 2 3 4 5 Least passionate P A S S I O N S C O R E C A R D
  9. 9. <ul><li>Passion Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Whose partner scored a 5? </li></ul><ul><li>Who had the most unique passion? </li></ul><ul><li>How did that person communicate their passion? </li></ul><ul><li>How did their energy make you feel as the listener? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there any changes that you would like to make to your list of passions? </li></ul>your PASSIONS & your PROFESSION Top 3 Passions 1,
  10. 10. <ul><li>How can we apply our passions to the business world? </li></ul>your PASSIONS & your PROFESSION Chess Bargain Shopping
  11. 11. your PASSIONS & your PROFESSION If you were passionate about basketball , what would your bedroom look like?
  12. 12. your PASSIONS & your PROFESSION <ul><li>Your passions impact the… </li></ul><ul><li>websites you visit </li></ul><ul><li>books you read </li></ul><ul><li>orgs you’re involved in </li></ul><ul><li>events you go to </li></ul><ul><li>jobs you will take </li></ul><ul><li>course of your life </li></ul>
  13. 13. your PASSIONS & your PROFESSION Not: Your car, cell phone, wardrobe Not: # of friends on Facebook INTELLECTUAL SOCIAL FINANCIAL <ul><li>Domain expertise </li></ul><ul><li>Skills sets </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Insights </li></ul><ul><li>Awareness of trends </li></ul><ul><li>Peer networks </li></ul><ul><li>Decision makers </li></ul><ul><li>Mentors </li></ul><ul><li>Organizational affiliations </li></ul><ul><li>Assets (cash, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Access to capital </li></ul><ul><li>Position that impact flow </li></ul><ul><li>Intangible assets (ie being valued, trust, promotions, etc) </li></ul>Not: Your school, IQ, SAT score your passions
  14. 14. your PASSIONS & your PROFESSION TAKEAWAYS 1.Expand your career options Don’t limit yourself to a specific career yet. Develop skills. 2.Your passions and profession can be aligned Don’t focus on getting good at something you don’t like. Do what you love. 3.Step your game up to the pros Use every experience to build your capital. Keep practicing.
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