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A Place For Your Stuff from Using the Career Compass To Find Your Work And Career [Audio] (1:08)

May 31st, 2017 Comments off

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

A Place For Your Stuff 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”

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…and what I find is, the minute you have a place to put stuff like that you start to think about stuff that you want to put there and this can be in any job. This can be a plumber, a chemist, a doctor, a lawyer, a psychologist — it doesn’t matter. You need a place for these interesting ideas that you stumble across in your work and your life that you can share with other people that demonstrate clearly “What you do and how well you do it.” I have — again, I’m a tech guy — I have 5 blogs, because they’re all broken out by interest and my interest are so varied, but the fact is, you just need someplace because in our search engine based world, our Google, Googlized world, you don’t know who’s going to see that. Just like we don’t know who we’re going to sit next to at the coffee shop, we don’t know who is going to do a search on some obscure enzyme reaction with a protein or something and happen upon across your blog about your research into that area. You don’t know. You CAN’T know.

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A Place For Your Stuff from Using the Career Compass To Find Your Work And Career [Video] (1:08)

May 30th, 2017 Comments off

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

A Place For Your Stuff 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 what I find is, the minute you have a place to put stuff like that you start to think about stuff that you want to put there and this can be in any job. This can be a plumber, a chemist, a doctor, a lawyer, a psychologist — it doesn’t matter. You need a place for these interesting ideas that you stumble across in your work and your life that you can share with other people that demonstrate clearly “What you do and how well you do it.” I have — again, I’m a tech guy — I have 5 blogs, because they’re all broken out by interest and my interest are so varied, but the fact is, you just need someplace because in our search engine based world, our Google, Googlized world, you don’t know who’s going to see that. Just like we don’t know who we’re going to sit next to at the coffee shop, we don’t know who is going to do a search on some obscure enzyme reaction with a protein or something and happen upon across your blog about your research into that area. You don’t know. You CAN’T know.

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Our Learning Keeps Us Alive from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Audio] (0:54)

May 30th, 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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Our Learning Keeps Us Alive from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Video] (0:54)

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Those little things. I learned something new. I burnt a little groove. One more little groove in my brain. I Learned something new and we should all be seeking that out every day. Because it’s that that keeps us — I’m going to say something really great huge philosophical statement here — it’s our learning that keeps us alive. It’s our learning that makes us better people. It’s learning that allows us to do more and better work and do more good in the world. When we talk about big concepts and big ideas and big charities and big things. It all starts here. We’ve got to be doing those little things for yourself. Those little changes for yourself Those little learning for your yourself that bring some joy to your life. Bring some further skills to your life and just keep us feeling alive.

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Our Learning Keeps Us Alive from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Video] (0:54)

May 30th, 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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Our Learning Keeps Us Alive from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Video] (0:54)

 

Transcript:

Those little things. I learned something new. I burnt a little groove. One more little groove in my brain. I Learned something new and we should all be seeking that out every day. Because it’s that that keeps us — I’m going to say something really great huge philosophical statement here — it’s our learning that keeps us alive. It’s our learning that makes us better people. It’s learning that allows us to do more and better work and do more good in the world. When we talk about big concepts and big ideas and big charities and big things. It all starts here. We’ve got to be doing those little things for yourself. Those little changes for yourself Those little learning for your yourself that bring some joy to your life. Bring some further skills to your life and just keep us feeling alive.

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Exercising Your Transition “Muscle” from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Audio] (0:58)

May 30th, 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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Taking that different drive to work. That’s another creativity exercise. They’ll tell people sometimes, “You’re thinking is kind of stuck?Go to work a different way that you’ve never gone before.” Turn off Waze and pick which way you want to go and just randomly go somewhere. Sometimes, if I’m not in a time crunch. I’m coming back from a client or something like that, I’ll just drive down the streets that I’ve never driven down before. There are streets in the San Fernando Valley — I’ve lived here 30 years — I’ve never driven down before and sometimes it’s just like “ahh, let’s take a right here.” It keeps your thinking fresh. It keeps that transition “muscle” — the flexibility muscle — toned. We know if we don’t use a physical muscle it atrophies and it makes it all the more harder to use it down the road. Same thing, to me, happens with transition and change. The less we change — the less we engage with change — the less comfortable we are with it.

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More of the same from the Career Opportunities Podcast

May 27th, 2017 Comments off

More of the same from the Career Opportunities Podcast

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Even in this world of constant new ideas, too many people fall back on the same old, same old. It’s no surprise, really. The same is always easier, more popular, more profitable, more salable to partners. Of course, that is all fine and dandy, but it can also be colossally boring. It can be the digital equivalent of churning out widgets or typing up memos, day after day. It can be stagnating to both you and and the people you work for. Even worse, while a company can cash out when “the same old same old” is no longer profitable, you will have been stagnating in one place and actually reducing your career options along the way.

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Get The Word Out! Start A Blog from Using the Career Compass To Find Your Work And Career [Video] (1:09)

May 24th, 2017 Comments off

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

Get The Word Out! Start A Blog 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:

But since the invention of the Internet, we now have a series of tools that make it easy .cheap — if not free — in most cases — and provide you a way of reaching out to a world of opportunity that wasn’t ever possible before. The best way of telling people what you do and how well you do it is to tell somebody about it and one of the first things I tell most people to do is start a blog. A blog can be anything. Free services all over the place to set up a blog. WordPress. Blogger. Tumblr. Twitter can be considered a microblog if you will. The reason I start with a blog is when I talk with people I say “Well, what do you want to do?What are your skills? What are you interested in? What neat things  have you done?” They’ll start off saying “Oh I don’t have anything interesting to say. Everybody has something interesting to say. Everybody has some unique that they do, but they don’t have a place to tell people about it.

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Get The Word Out! Start A Blog from Using the Career Compass To Find Your Work And Career [Video] (1:09)

May 23rd, 2017 Comments off

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

Get The Word Out! Start A Blog 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:

But since the invention of the Internet, we now have a series of tools that make it easy .cheap — if not free — in most cases — and provide you a way of reaching out to a world of opportunity that wasn’t ever possible before. The best way of telling people what you do and how well you do it is to tell somebody about it and one of the first things I tell most people to do is start a blog. A blog can be anything. Free services all over the place to set up a blog. WordPress. Blogger. Tumblr. Twitter can be considered a microblog if you will. The reason I start with a blog is when I talk with people I say “Well, what do you want to do?What are your skills? What are you interested in? What neat things  have you done?” They’ll start off saying “Oh I don’t have anything interesting to say. Everybody has something interesting to say. Everybody has some unique that they do, but they don’t have a place to tell people about it.

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Tell People “What You Do And How Well You Do It” from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career [Audio] (0:55)

May 23rd, 2017 Comments off

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

Tell People

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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:

This is going to sound really weird. I always get some odd looks when I talk about it in this way, but there are a couple of things you need to be doing — today — if you aren’t doing them already to start the opportunities coming to you. The word — the phrase you’re going to hear me say again and again and again in this next section is “You need to be showing people —
constantly — what you do and how well you do it.” If you are not doing that on a daily basis you are limiting yourself — you are limiting your opportunities and you’re putting yourself in the position of having to beg for a job. “What you do and how well you do it.” Now, as you can imagine, back in 1986 — 1980 — yeah 86 — when I entered the work market, the tools to do something like that — to tell people what you do and how well you do it — didn’t really exist.

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Exercising Your Transition “Muscle” from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Video] (0:58)

May 23rd, 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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Exercising Your Transition

 

Transcript:

Taking that different drive to work. That’s another creativity exercise. They’ll tell people sometimes, “You’re thinking is kind of stuck?Go to work a different way that you’ve never gone before.” Turn off Waze and pick which way you want to go and just randomly go somewhere. Sometimes, if I’m not in a time crunch. I’m coming back from a client or something like that, I’ll just drive down the streets that I’ve never driven down before. There are streets in the San Fernando Valley — I’ve lived here 30 years — I’ve never driven down before and sometimes it’s just like “ahh, let’s take a right here.” It keeps your thinking fresh. It keeps that transition “muscle” — the flexibility muscle — toned. We know if we don’t use a physical muscle it atrophies and it makes it all the more harder to use it down the road. Same thing, to me, happens with transition and change. The less we change — the less we engage with change — the less comfortable we are with it.

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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