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  1. 1. YOU INC.
  2. 2. Why am I here ? Not here as a career counsellor … .…. Share some experiences & thoughts
  3. 3. Career Planning   Information? Advice? Analysis? Prescription?   - Only to incite some thought
  4. 4.   Snapshot of the operating environment
  5. 5.   Issues that concern you <ul><li>What companies to look for </li></ul><ul><li>Managing economic upswings and downswings </li></ul><ul><li>Managing expectations (of self, family and peers) </li></ul><ul><li>Employability </li></ul><ul><li>Capability Development </li></ul>
  6. 6.   Capability Development – What’s changed
  7. 7.   <ul><li>Skill set for the New Economy </li></ul><ul><li>You as a brand. Delivering value first time and every time </li></ul><ul><li>Look for customers not jobs </li></ul>
  8. 8.   Functional skills of yesterday
  9. 9.   Traits for today Perspicuity Resilience * Curriculum is a product Business acumen Passion * Skills to Traits Striving for excellence Innovativeness Lateral Thinking Fundamental to managing this transition is “management of the self”
  10. 10.   Issues of self-development <ul><li>“ If you bring forth what is with you, what you bring forth will save you” </li></ul><ul><li>Gospel of Thomas </li></ul><ul><li>What are my strengths? (feedback analysis) </li></ul><ul><li>How do I perform? (working style) </li></ul><ul><li>What is my value system? (attitude) </li></ul><ul><li>What should I contribute (as opposed to “want” or “should”) </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship responsibility (a mutuality) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure” </li></ul><ul><li>Nelson Mandela </li></ul>
  11. 11.   <ul><li>Basis of selecting a career – a personal experience </li></ul><ul><li>What is and what should be </li></ul><ul><li>Mapping of attributes and skills - required and have </li></ul><ul><li>Are the silos the same as they were 20 years ago. Don’t look at Sales / Marketing etc – but where the generic skills are. </li></ul><ul><li>What you are rewarded for </li></ul><ul><li>Individual effort not team effort. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>1)       Where is the fire / tearing hurry – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharpening the knife </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BREATHE </li></ul></ul>A dozen pieces of advice….. <ul><li>2)        Break the mould </li></ul><ul><ul><li>World of opportunity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t let schooling interfere with education. Don’t go for degrees. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3)        Live off your parents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Raising the flag of revolt or independence          </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13.   <ul><li>4) Fall in love </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Its about love of work, not Pheromones and hormones only </li></ul></ul>More Advice….. 5) Be passionate   <ul><li>6) Build your horizontal skills </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Team work/ Networking </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>7) Develop your finer senses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Build in your spiritual dimension </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Spirituality </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Religion </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Develop a hobby </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14.   <ul><li>8) Keep your feet on the ground </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can look up all the time </li></ul></ul>Yet more advice….. 9) Today is the first day of the rest of your life <ul><li>10) Create value - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>and I don’t mean money alone - for yourself, for society </li></ul></ul>11) Be responsible to your yourself – excel for yourself 12) Study like a CEO, relate like a foot soldier. My reach should exceed my group or what are heavens for ?
  15. 15.   <ul><li>Five Horses One Chariot </li></ul><ul><li>Stand for something - Differentiate </li></ul><ul><li>Choose tools with care - Equip </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a methodology - Plan well </li></ul><ul><li>Build Quality - Brahmastra </li></ul><ul><li>Innovate - Break boundaries </li></ul>The Personal brand
  16. 16.   You are your deepest desire As is your desire, So is your will As is your will, So is your action As is your action, So is your destiny
  17. 17. YOU INC. ......... all the best