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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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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Is There a “Successful” School Superintendent Profile?

Imagine combing through job opportunities and coming across the following posting: CEO CEO of an organization ranging from 30 - 157,000 employees, with 300-159,000 primary customers and 3,250 - 789,500 secondary customers. No eligible customer may be turned away, and[...]

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Effective Leadership Skills

Leadership, at its purest form, is simply the ability to obtain followers. Effective leaders have a very strong sense of self; they understand the qualities that make other people want to follow them, and they know how to adjust those[...]

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Set New Year’s Goals That You Can Keep

If you started the year with New Year's Resolutions that simply evaporated, you're not alone. Many people I coach say that they have been caught for years in this cycle of making and breaking resolutions. I know it's frustrating, and[...]

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Should You Be a Manager?

A typical career path starts as a team member (whether as a sales associate, PR officer, or accountant) and then through a promotion you move from team leader to manager to a more senior role. But is this position playing[...]

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Training Law Students to Explore Other Careers

Opportunities abound for law students today far beyond the limits of a big law career. Niche practices in smaller markets demand legal talent along with opportunities in government, public interest, law school faculty, and legal administration. Even businesses are listing“J.D.[...]

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