It is easy to generate questions surrounding the challenges faced by executives today. For example, are “teamwork” and “executives” an oxymoron? Do “data analysis” and “executive creativity” exist in the same organization? When does “caring for the employee's well-being” conflict with “not tolerating” non-performers? The only accurate answer to so many questions may be that one individual does not have all the answers. The executive that seeks help from career development pro
While “be prepared” may be known as a boy scout motto, it also fits some personality types (e.g. SJ's in Myers-Briggs type language). Sure openness and spontaneity have roles in any career (hint: see the CDA articles on Happenstance Theory in the Growth & Opportunity issue, Jan 2021). Setting oneself or ones clients up for success through skill development is a sure way to enjoy the chosen path. ~ Melanie Reinersman, M.A., email@example.com Photo by Thoug
The definition of sustainability is the ability to be sustained, supported, upheld, or confirmed (dictionary.com). There is no ego is sustaining yourself. What good are you to your clients if you cannot uphold yourself? How can you model positivity about life if you don’t confirm your own needs and strengths? Make the decision and take the action now so that you are well-sustained for your future.
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Officially, project manager is a job title that comes with a certain set of skills, certifications, and employment. Off the record, everyone needs to be a project manager. Executive coaches are handling changing client loads, professional development activities, social media and more. Counselor Educators are directing student experiential activities, syllabi requirements, departmental responsibilities and more. Job seekers are juggling… well, you get the idea. The point is we