107 results for tag: career change


The Accidental Company Man

Sometime during the late 80s, I watched a fascinating PBS TV series called Making Sense of the Sixties. Its premise was that the revolutionary counter-cultural movement of the 60s was the direct response to the stifling rules, restrictions, materialism and ...
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A Precious Gift for You

You know how there's always a holiday gift that you aren't sure about? Will your loved one love it, or will it be a flop? I've got one for you that I am certain will be a hit. It's something you'll do often and with joy, and something you will never finish ...
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How to Tell if You are in the Wrong Job

Every once in awhile, you have a moment of clarity, a flash of insight into what you really want, who you really want to be, how you really want to live your life. Can you recall a few of these glimpses? I've had three such flashes of "temporary sanity" ...
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6 Signs it’s Time to Quit: How to Know When to Move On

Quitters never win. Winners never quit. We've had it drummed into us a thousand times to keep trying, to fail forward, to fail fast, that you really only fail when you quit, and that Thomas Edison never failed—he just found 10,000 ways that didn't work, ...
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Time for a Career Change?

Change. There's lots of it these days. We have a Washington outsider as president (cautious optimism); the Cubs actually won the World Series (shocker!); the very air we're breathing is becoming colder as the seasons transition yet again (I'm so not ready for ...
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Changing Industries? 6 Strategies to Guide Executives

Changing industries can open up a broader range of opportunities for executives who want to reinvigorate a stalled career, seek to combine their skills and interests in a new arena, are stuck in a dying/declining sector, have limited options in their desired ...
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What is a Career Pivot?

Be careful you don't focus outside of yourself for answers and only see what you do not want, do not know and do not have. If you do that you aren't moving yourself forward. In this excerpt from a session of ExecuNet Master Class, Jenny Blake – career ...
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How to Buy an Existing Business: An Exciting Alternative to Corporate America

Over the next 10 years, 8 million business owners will be exiting their businesses.  This "Transition Tidal Wave" presents the best opportunity in decades for individuals trying to exit Corporate America and become entrepreneurs. But here's the problem: ...
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Follow Your Dreams, Hone Your Craft, and Have Fun Along the Way

The marathon that is baseball's regular season has come to an end, and the sprint that is the playoffs will begin in days. As a fan, I enjoy the regular season, but it's the stories that tend to unfold during the course of the playoffs that are captivating. ...
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Why and How to Buy a Franchise: An Exciting Alternative to a Corporate Career

Are you in career transition? Unsatisfied with your corporate job? Tired of letting other people control your life?   Dreaming of becoming an entrepreneur? Frustrated with investment options for your available capital that don’t provide you with a solid ...
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Pivot: The Only Move That Matters is Your Next One

No matter your age, life stage, bank account balance or career level, you can learn how to pivot strategically into your next opportunity! Career change doesn't have to be a crisis, and plateaus don’t have to be a problem. In fact, if change is the only ...
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Committed Exploration Can Lead to the Greatest Journey of Your Life

I was kayaking with my son last weekend, and as we stopped paddling for a while so we could have a sip of water and to chat we drifted lazily down the river. While doing this we saw a branch of the river that we'd never explored in our previous three trips ...
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