What’s your ideal career? Is it what you are doing now? If not, what are you doing about it?
Many people want to change career, get to the starting blocks, and then find ‘buts’ and never move any further. So how can you overcome fear?
Do you like reminiscing?
I went to an event this week and one of the speakers was from advertising; Nick Mustoe, a familiar name from my JWT account planning days!
Nick now runs Kindred Agency and as someone rare in advertising with white hair, is living proof that you CAN adapt to a changing profession and still be successful, and my goodness hasn’t it changed!
This blog shares some tips about how to create a career strategy and plan.
“Goals that are not written down are just wishes.” Anon.
How do you go about creating a career strategy and plan?
It is important to have a niche to build your personal brand, but how do you know what niche to choose so that it motivates you and there is enough of a market for you to get your teeth into? Many people worry about narrowing down what they offer, fearful that they will limit themselves or say no to opportunities and regret it. Trying to appeal to everybody means that you end up appealing to nobody.
I had a lovely e mail from a client this week who had left their job because they couldn’t stand it anymore, and were loving their new role, working 3 days a week in a culture conducive to their values and feeling they were making a difference and living life ‘on purpose’. To quote their words:
A clutch of new GCSE certificate holding 16 year olds appear on the market today, perhaps heading to do ‘A’ levels, get a job, do an apprenticeship, or remain a NEET. But what are their prospects?