7 Negative Behaviors of First-Year Professionals That Hold Them Back

career-board-game-KATHY CAPRINOPart of the Parenting For Success series

In 2014, when my interview with Dr. Tim Elmore of Growing Leaders on 7 Crippling Parenting Behaviors That Keep Children From Growing Into Leaders went viral on Forbes (6.8 million views to date), I knew we’d hit a huge nerve. Both Tim and I are not only consultants around these issues, but parents too, and we live these challenges of doing our best to raise happy, healthy, and productive young adults who are prepared and excited to contribute to society at the level they wish to.

So when Tim shared with me new research he’s conducted about the key negative or unproductive traits and behaviors of first-year professionals, I listened.

Here’s what Tim shared:

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Kathy Caprino

Kathy Caprino

Kathy Caprino currently runs a leadership and career success coaching and consulting firm focused on the advancement of women. A trained therapist and coach, Kathy has had the pleasure of working with over 10,000 emerging women leaders at Fortune 100 companies, national women's conferences, non-profits, academia and startups. Kathy has also served as a graduate instructor for New York University and career trainer for Mediabistro. She blogs for Forbes, Huffington Post, AARP's Life Reimagined and her own Ellia Communications career blog. Kathy is the author of Breakdown, Breakthrough: The Professional Woman's Guide to Claiming a Life of Passion, Power and Purpose. You can reach Kathy at www.elliacommunications.com, Amazing Career Project, and connect on Twitter @kathycaprino, Facebook, LinkedIn, and on Google+.

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