Defining your Path to Success by Prof Dirk Buyens

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Defining your Path to Success by Prof Dirk Buyens

  1. 1. LEVERAGING YOUR CAREER COMPETENCIES: MAPPING OUT YOUR ROUTE TO SUCCESS EXPERIENCE VLERICK DAY - #EXPERIENCEVLERICK
  2. 2. © Vlerick Business School
  3. 3. © Vlerick Business School There are three kinds of people: Those who MAKE things happen Those who WATCH what happens Those who WONDER what happened
  4. 4. © Vlerick Business School AIM Providing you some guidelines for steering your career in the right direction  Outlining the basic principles of self-management  Gaining insight into internal and external factors that influence your career success  Internal: helping you to define your preferred career values and moves  External: helping you to manage your professional context 4 #experiencevlerick
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  6. 6. © Vlerick Business School MY CAREER?  Until now, I feel successful in my career because ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… 6 #experiencevlerick
  7. 7. © Vlerick Business School CRUCIAL INFLUENCES 7 | What is my professional identity? (wants & skills) Who shapes my career? What advances my career? My career context #experiencevlerick
  8. 8. © Vlerick Business School8 Self- reflection Self- directedness
  9. 9. © Vlerick Business School9 “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”
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  11. 11. © Vlerick Business School WHAT DO YOU WANT? ON VALUES AND CAREER PATHS  What are your intrinsic career values?  What career path do you want to pursue? Are you fundamentally an expert or a manager?  What is a realistic time perspective? 11 #experiencevlerick
  12. 12. © Vlerick Business School WHAT ARE YOU GOOD AT? ON STRENGTHS AND PASSION 12 How easy is it to you to name your strengths? One knows One develops One communicates 50% 25% 10% #experiencevlerick
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  14. 14. © Vlerick Business School WHAT SHAPES YOUR CAREER? ON STRUCTURES  Employer safety habits: importance of networking  What are the characteristics of the internal labour market? 14 #experiencevlerick
  15. 15. © Vlerick Business School WHO SHAPES YOUR CAREER? ON CAREER INFLUENCERS  The importance of colleagues: boss, peers or subordinates?  Build your social network  Functional, strategic, developmental and broad  Complementarity  Be proactive in asking for feedback and advice  “Don’t wait until opportunity knocks on your door” 15 #experiencevlerick
  16. 16. © Vlerick Business School16 “Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world. Unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people.” G.B. Shaw
  17. 17. © Vlerick Business School FEEL LIKE SOME MORE?  Management Acceleration Programme (Oct 2013)  Executive MBA (Oct 2013) 17
  18. 18. © Vlerick Business School19 #experiencevlerick

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