Recently, in the movie Dumplin on Netflix there was a quote which they credit to Dolly Parton, which is fine since the bulk of the movie is a Dolly World Fantasy. Anyway, they said something that stuck with me "Figure out who you are and then do it on purpose". Sounds simple enough. After a week, and reading my usual business writings I realized, this is very important when mapping out your career for success. You must figure out who you are! If you're a family person, home
Are experiencing a cold shift in your career? People aren't returning your emails for lunch or happy hour meetings? In the office some co-workers don't seem to have time to chit chat with you anymore? Even the light hearted banter you felt within your work team isn't quite what it was. Don't worry about it; as you shift so does your working relationships with people. As you begin to shift into focus and intention about your career through words and actions, those around will
Your plan for 2018 advancement has started. You've reviewed your Performance Review from 2017, outlined trainings that fit your plan, but the company will pay for since it fits their plan for you as well. You're weeding out the course or seminar you'd like to attend. In meetings, you're more engaged when attending meetings. Even those weekly project calls have new meaning now that your plan as started. People are noticing, some are talking and sadly they all have an opinion.