November 20, 2013Constructive Lessons
We are having our suite remodeled, and with that project comes the construction phase that accompanies every rebuild. In this case, we are rearranging space and offices to make the floor better suit our needs. It is interesting how all of the construction ties closely to your success in a career path.
IDENTIFY BEST CHANGES
We identified our change. This meant relocating offices, different walls, adding offices and so forth. In your career, this would be your recognizing that it is time for career change in order to grow to the next level. Once you know where you are headed, you can actually get there. But until you recognize and deal with this fact, the change for the better cannot happen.
DRAW UP THE PLANS
Sitting down, we took the time to look carefully at how our business flows and where we could stand to improve. From these original ideas and lots of input, we arrived at the perfect set of plans. After a few more tweaks and changes to those plans, we were ready to begin. This is the same as your career goals. Once you have them out, on paper, and finely tuned for your growth, then you can proceed to the next step.
October 29, 2013Success Tips Live
Had a great time the other day while speaking at a local high school. I love to do those speeches and if your message gets through to just one student, you know you have done a great job. You can see how teachers love their work; it's such a challenge to come up with ...
October 15, 2013Creating Lifelong Success
Many have asked for a simple checklist of the top things that, when followed, can create a life of lasting success. By popular demand, here are the top things that can help you make it to the top! KNOW THAT VERY FEW WILL FOLLOW THE PATH TO SUCCESS Success is a ...
October 8, 2013Lessons From A Wedding DJ
By always stepping up in our career, we can ensure that we are always operating on our chosen path. This sounds easy, but it is not. It takes time, work and lots of effort. If you can learn to control the situation before it controls you, it will be a tremendous ...
September 24, 2013Increase Your Expertise
It always helps to be more competent, to grow in competence as you grow in your career. I was telling my wife the other day that there are many things that I would love to accomplish in the coming years. Some are specifically career-oriented, some are not ... however, ...
August 27, 2013Your Career Abort Plan
I can be an obsessive strategic planner. It's actually to a fault. I can tell you the career plans I have laid out until I am age 90. I totally see myself working until age 90, but things happen, and that could easily change. Notice I say "plans," because change can ...
August 13, 2013Right-Size Your Career
Recently, our office floor was reconfigured to allow another tenant into our building. What this meant was a reallocation of office space in order to "right-size" the floor for better operation and more efficiency in our occupied space. RIGHT-SIZE WORKS My office has ...
July 23, 2013Five Steps To Build Something Big
You will have many opportunities in life to make a difference. Many opportunities to build something really big. A difference in someone's life ... someone's learning, someone's opportunity. Along the way, you will have many chances to build some great stuff - ...
July 16, 2013Attitude Is The Magic Word
It can overcome difficulty, struggle, illness, problems, issues and anything else that gets in your way. It's called ATTITUDE and it's truly a magical thing. With the right attitude, any task seems easy, any goal is achievable, and any difficulty is easily ...
June 25, 2013The Right Choice
Your career grows, changes and sometimes takes unexpected turns. Most times it is based upon what you do, your input, and where you see yourself in the next 10 years. By knowing what you want to do, you set yourself on the path to success. This week, we will discuss ...