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Archive: Are you prepared for whatever might happen? — from the Career Opportunities Podcast

October 3rd, 2014

Archive: Are you prepared for whatever might happen? 

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From the Career Opportunities Archives…

Are you prepared for whatever might happen?

Here is an interesting question…what would you do it you found out tomorrow that your job, or even your entire career was going to disappear? I know, this is an extreme event that will probably never occur, but imagining extreme events can help us better formulate plans for the future. If we can handle the most extreme possibility we can imagine, then we can handle nearly anything.

I don’t bring up this topic merely to scare you. Instead, I want you to understand that thinking about extreme possibilities can lead to some very productive changes in your day-to-day career. While your career may never disappear in your lifetime, contemplating the possibilities can help you to cope with company closures, outsourcing, off-shoring and other career issues that you can little control. Too often, we put off thinking about such issues until they are suddenly thrust upon us. This is never the best time to be formulating plans, though.

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