8 results for tag: Larry Ackerman


Finding Yourself When Between Jobs

You learn a lot about yourself when between jobs. It is a natural time for self-reflection. It's one of those times when we have the opportunity to learn and grow. "We bring ourselves to our most vulnerable place. You don't have a choice, and you are most ...
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Presenting One’s Best Identity

How does one shift away from the negative aspects of their identity? We always want to present our best self at work, but we all have personality attributes that can't come out at work. Are they actually part of our identity? How to we project only our ...
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Right Job, Right Company, Right Reasons

Our uniqueness, what makes us special, is it a constant or just relative to other people? It really comes down to one small, yet very powerful, word. Listen to Larry Ackerman, a leading authority on organizational and personal identity and a pioneer of ...
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Understanding Your Identity Will Carry You Through a Career Crisis

We all have times in our career when we feel stuck. It may manifest as unhappiness with compensation, lack of new challenges, co-worker conflict, etc. Maybe you are in the right job but in the wrong organization. Having clarity on what makes sense for you is ...
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What You Do isn’t Who You Are

Many of us allow our job to define our identity. There is a danger to allowing yourself to think how you spend 40-50 hours a week is who you are. We put so much of ourselves into our career, but boil what you do down to a deeper level and verbalize the ...
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Have You Examined the Guiding Principle in Your Career and Life?

So, who are you anyway? SVP? General Manager? Managing Director? President? COO? CEO? Why stop there? How about Father? Mother? Brother? Sister? Friend? Colleague? Just like the Faceless Men in Game of Thrones, we all wear many faces. It can be ...
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Your Identity: Your #1 Career Success Factor

Effective leadership isn't simply a skills challenge anymore; it's a human challenge. Knowing who you are – not just promoting what you've done – is fast becoming an essential success factor. Research reveals five major attributes of the future leader, ...
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4 Hours That Can Change Your Life

In May, the ExecuNet stage was the place to be for insightful Master Classes by some of the brightest minds in career management, job search, business and leadership development. Our community was treated to insights on hiring true team players, leaving ...
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