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Developing A Career From Your Interests from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career [Video] (0:56)

April 25th, 2017 No comments

Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career with Douglas E. Welch 

Developing A Career From Your Interests from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career

 

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Douglas E. Welch (http://douglasewelch.com) presents to the class Career Development – Theories and Techniques at Pepperdine Graduate School of Education & Psychology taught by fellow CareerCamp Co-Chair, Danielle Gruen

The two biggest challenges are deciding what you want to do as a career and then building the career you deserve once you decide.

I discuss the Career Compass method of discovering your career wants, needs and desires and then using various social media tools to show people “What you do and how well you do it”

Transcript:

Once you figure out what you want to do, how do you do it? What are the steps? What are the ways that you take the Career Compass and use it to development a career — like my own, if you want — out of a mish-mash — anyone who looks at it from the outside sees nothing but a mishmash. The fact is, it took me years to figure out what everything relates to in my career. The fact is, everything I do relates to education. I don’t’ teach in the classroom. Beyond presentations like this, but everything I do has something to do with education. I love teaching people about things. It used to be technology almost fully. I used to do work in a corporate IT department. Then I started working in people’s homes, small offices, stuff like that. Started talking about it. Started writing about it, but everything over the years finally revealed to me that I do education and you’re going to need to figure out that same thing.

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Stability Can Be A Trap from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Audio] (1:01)

April 25th, 2017 No comments

A clip from the presentation, “Transition is the New Normal” to OPEN (Outstanding Professionals Employment Network) Ventura County in Simi Valley, CA on March 4, 2016

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Now I talked a little bit earlier about how stability can be a bit of a trap. Stability itself is not really the goal and probably never has been, because if you know anyone who is totally stable they’re probably, in most cases, bored out of their mind. They may tell you that. They may not tell you that, but they get up, they got to work, they do the job, the go to lunch, do the afternoon, come home watch tv, have dinner, watch tv and go to bed. Cycle and repeat. And you’ll often hear from them, verbally, “God, I’m so bored. Uggg.” Because they have stability. Yea! Great thing to have. Wonderful. And you hate your life. We don’t — it’s conflicting ideas. We’re taught that stability is good. Stability is normal. Stability is solid, but it can also lead to a life that’s just not really interesting and a life where you’re not achieving everything that you could achieve.

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Stability Can Be A Trap from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Video] (1:01)

April 24th, 2017 No comments

A clip from the presentation, “Transition is the New Normal” to OPEN (Outstanding Professionals Employment Network) Ventura County in Simi Valley, CA on March 4, 2016

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Stability Can Be A Trap from Transition is the New Normal 2016

 

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Now I talked a little bit earlier about how stability can be a bit of a trap. Stability itself is not really the goal and probably never has been, because if you know anyone who is totally stable they’re probably, in most cases, bored out of their mind. They may tell you that. They may not tell you that, but they get up, they got to work, they do the job, the go to lunch, do the afternoon, come home watch tv, have dinner, watch tv and go to bed. Cycle and repeat. And you’ll often hear from them, verbally, “God, I’m so bored. Uggg.” Because they have stability. Yea! Great thing to have. Wonderful. And you hate your life. We don’t — it’s conflicting ideas. We’re taught that stability is good. Stability is normal. Stability is solid, but it can also lead to a life that’s just not really interesting and a life where you’re not achieving everything that you could achieve.

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Finding the Right Fit For You, Not Others from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career [Audio] (1:04)

April 20th, 2017 No comments

Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career with Douglas E. Welch 

Finding the Right Fit For You, Not Others from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career

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Douglas E. Welch (http://douglasewelch.com) presents to the class Career Development – Theories and Techniques at Pepperdine Graduate School of Education & Psychology taught by fellow CareerCamp Co-Chair, Danielle Gruen

The two biggest challenges are deciding what you want to do as a career and then building the career you deserve once you decide.

I discuss the Career Compass method of discovering your career wants, needs and desires and then using various social media tools to show people “What you do and how well you do it”

Transcript:

…And we all get presented with opportunities and face challenges like that every day, where we are just — there are too many options so it helps to have some way of figuring out where that opportunity fits on that scale and simply what we want. Because in all the talking I’ve had with people over the years and all the clients I’ve talked to and all of the column feedback I’ve gotten, podcast feedback I’ve gotten — 99% of it comes down to the fact that they just aren’t allowing themselves to think about it. They choose the default, cliché, corporate, what their parents thought, whatever answer of the period and if they try to go against that it causes them angst. It’s like “How do I not do this? How do I not do what everyone says I should be doing” Well because it’s not right for you and that’s the important thing you have to learn. If it’s not right for you. How cliché can it be. It’s the square peg in the round hole. You’re just not going to fit.  

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Finding the Right Fit For You, Not Others from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career [Video] (1:04)

April 19th, 2017 No comments

Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career with Douglas E. Welch 

Finding the Right Fit For You, Not Others from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career

 

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Douglas E. Welch (http://douglasewelch.com) presents to the class Career Development – Theories and Techniques at Pepperdine Graduate School of Education & Psychology taught by fellow CareerCamp Co-Chair, Danielle Gruen

The two biggest challenges are deciding what you want to do as a career and then building the career you deserve once you decide.

I discuss the Career Compass method of discovering your career wants, needs and desires and then using various social media tools to show people “What you do and how well you do it”

Transcript:

…And we all get presented with opportunities and face challenges like that every day, where we are just — there are too many options so it helps to have some way of figuring out where that opportunity fits on that scale and simply what we want. Because in all the talking I’ve had with people over the years and all the clients I’ve talked to and all of the column feedback I’ve gotten, podcast feedback I’ve gotten — 99% of it comes down to the fact that they just aren’t allowing themselves to think about it. They choose the default, cliché, corporate, what their parents thought, whatever answer of the period and if they try to go against that it causes them angst. It’s like “How do I not do this? How do I not do what everyone says I should be doing” Well because it’s not right for you and that’s the important thing you have to learn. If it’s not right for you. How cliché can it be. It’s the square peg in the round hole. You’re just not going to fit.  

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Don’t Take A Job On The Rebound from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Audio] (0:30)

April 18th, 2017 No comments

A clip from the presentation, “Transition is the New Normal” to OPEN (Outstanding Professionals Employment Network) Ventura County in Simi Valley, CA on March 4, 2016

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We make a decision on taking that new job a week or so after we’ve been laid off. You know, you’ve got to watch that, because that is not really a great time to be making such a major decision in your life. If you are making that decision, be sure you step away and think about it first. We hear about rebounds in relationships, well, work is a relationship too and you don’t want to be “on the rebound” in work relationships either. It will have exactly the same results. Things will fall apart.

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Don’t Take A Job On The Rebound from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Video] (0:30)

April 17th, 2017 No comments

A clip from the presentation, “Transition is the New Normal” to OPEN (Outstanding Professionals Employment Network) Ventura County in Simi Valley, CA on March 4, 2016

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Don't Take A Job On The Rebound from Transition is the New Normal 2016

 

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We make a decision on taking that new job a week or so after we’ve been laid off. You know, you’ve got to watch that, because that is not really a great time to be making such a major decision in your life. If you are making that decision, be sure you step away and think about it first. We hear about rebounds in relationships, well, work is a relationship too and you don’t want to be “on the rebound” in work relationships either. It will have exactly the same results. Things will fall apart.

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A Methodology For Decision Making from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career [Audio] (0:56)

April 13th, 2017 No comments

Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career with Douglas E. Welch 

A Methodology For Decision Making from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career

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Douglas E. Welch (http://douglasewelch.com) presents to the class Career Development – Theories and Techniques at Pepperdine Graduate School of Education & Psychology taught by fellow CareerCamp Co-Chair, Danielle Gruen

The two biggest challenges are deciding what you want to do as a career and then building the career you deserve once you decide.

I discuss the Career Compass method of discovering your career wants, needs and desires and then using various social media tools to show people “What you do and how well you do it”

Transcript:

Having some sort of little rubric to plug things into can really help your thinking. I liken this to a mind map — how many people use mind mapping? Gosh, it’s fallen out of favor. It’s one of those things you either love or hate. I come and go with it. It’s sort of like that. It’s basically just a blank form that you can start to fill in and start to trigger other thoughts. It can increase your thinking by quite a large amount. So, when an opportunity comes to you, please, come back here. Evaluate it against the compass. It’s going to tell you right away actually once you break out what that opportunity entails. It’s going to be very clear immediately — “Ok. No no, it’s got too many bads or it’s really good. Maybe I should investigate this further.” And that helps a lot because it helps to get around that analysis paralysis I talked about earlier. That having too many options. Too many choices.  

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A Methodology For Decision Making from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career [Video] (0:56)

April 13th, 2017 No comments

Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career with Douglas E. Welch 

A Methodology For Decision Making from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career

 

Read the book

Douglas E. Welch (http://douglasewelch.com) presents to the class Career Development – Theories and Techniques at Pepperdine Graduate School of Education & Psychology taught by fellow CareerCamp Co-Chair, Danielle Gruen

The two biggest challenges are deciding what you want to do as a career and then building the career you deserve once you decide.

I discuss the Career Compass method of discovering your career wants, needs and desires and then using various social media tools to show people “What you do and how well you do it”

Transcript:

Having some sort of little rubric to plug things into can really help your thinking. I liken this to a mind map — how many people use mind mapping? Gosh, it’s fallen out of favor. It’s one of those things you either love or hate. I come and go with it. It’s sort of like that. It’s basically just a blank form that you can start to fill in and start to trigger other thoughts. It can increase your thinking by quite a large amount. So, when an opportunity comes to you, please, come back here. Evaluate it against the compass. It’s going to tell you right away actually once you break out what that opportunity entails. It’s going to be very clear immediately — “Ok. No no, it’s got too many bads or it’s really good. Maybe I should investigate this further.” And that helps a lot because it helps to get around that analysis paralysis I talked about earlier. That having too many options. Too many choices.  

Links for items mentioned in this talk:

Help Support Career Opportunities!

Learn more about your career with these books from Amazon.com

* A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs
** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out! 

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Make Decisions When Best For You from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Audio] (0:52)

April 11th, 2017 Comments off

A clip from the presentation, “Transition is the New Normal” to OPEN (Outstanding Professionals Employment Network) Ventura County in Simi Valley, CA on March 4, 2016

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It can be difficult because oftentimes people are asking you to react. “Give me and answer now!” Well, I’m not prepared to give you an answer now. Sometimes you just need to go — when that would happen when I was working in a larger company and that would happen you’d be stressed with someone who is trying to pressure you into a decision on something that you weren’t quite clear on — I would literally disappear. I would go for a walk. I would step out and have a coffee. I would remove myself from the stressor so I would have that time to think and people might not always appreciate that, but I guarantee you the decisions you make will always be better. We make our worst decisions when we are under stress. We make so many decisions at the exact point that we should not be making any decisions at all. 

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