vision for career development

Invest In Yourself – Developing Your Career Vision

I recently delivered programs to a small energy power corporation (725 employees). This engagement began when a manager, who had gone through a Highlands-based program several years before at another company, called and asked if I would meet with the[...]

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How To Raise Your Profile At Work

Want to raise your profile at work? Follow these ten tips from Highlands Certified Consultant Denise Taylor. It's time let your superiors and colleagues know your contribution. 1. Too many people do a good job but don't let people know about[...]

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Affiliate Academics and Affirmations

As a long-time Highlands Consultant, I take pride in the knowledge and experience I have gained through guiding others in the introspective process we call The Highlands Program. Though it comes in many forms, and each of us brings our[...]

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Family Influence on Careers

Our family of origin - and where we were born and grew up - is an important and powerful influence on our lives. Our abilities are stabilized by the age of 15 and our personality is formed by the age[...]

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The 6 Most Important Rules For a Successful Career

Book Review and Podcast Interview with Daniel Pink, author of The Adventures of Johnny Bunko - The Last Career Guide You'll Ever Need, art by Rob Ten Pas, Riverhead Books, Penguin Group publishers 2008. Have you followed all the career[...]

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Back Pocket Plan

Several years back, The Highlands Company partnered with GlaxoSmithKline to support the GSK commitment to attracting and retaining productive and satisfied long-term employees. GlaxoSmithKline embraced The Highlands Program as a foundation for professional development planning and used it as an[...]

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the hab for students

Life in a New Light for a Struggling Student

  Joel struggled as a student. His parents were divorced, he hated school, and he was actually expelled from high school because of his poor grades. After two years, he barely had one semester of credits. He ended up in[...]

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The Queen Bee Syndrome

In a popular 2007 movie called "Bee Movie", the main bee character, Barry B. Benson, graduates from college and finds himself disillusioned with the prospect of having only one career choice - producing honey with the majority of the hive.[...]

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