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Time For Some Hard Thinking from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career [Audio] (1:04)

February 22nd, 2017 No comments

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

Time For Some Hard Thinking 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:

Working through the compass requires some hard thinking. This is something I often on the readers of my career column, Career Opportunities, to do. They hate that word. I get that feedback from them.

“Oh oh, he said ‘hard thinking’ again.”

Because that’s often the most important thing you have to think about are those things that are difficult — that are hard to think about. What do you want? How do you balance life and career? How do you decide what you want to do? How do you decide, even whenever everyone else is telling you no, that you want to say Yes to something? Hard thinking.

Beyond that, most people don’t think at all. We talked about, I talked about earlier about the fact the people often just get pushed from job to job.

“Well, here’s a job, oh, I need a new job. Ooooh, that one’s available. Ok, I’ll take that. That one’s available. I’ll take that one.” You wander out here in the woods and wonder “how did I get out there? How did I get to where I am today?”

And that is exactly what will happen if you don’t do some hard thinking and some conscious thought about what you want to do.

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Time For Some Hard Thinking from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career [Video] (1:04)

February 21st, 2017 No comments

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

Time For Some Hard Thinking from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career

 

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:

Working through the compass requires some hard thinking. This is something I often on the readers of my career column, Career Opportunities, to do. They hate that word. I get that feedback from them.

“Oh oh, he said ‘hard thinking’ again.”

Because that’s often the most important thing you have to think about are those things that are difficult — that are hard to think about. What do you want? How do you balance life and career? How do you decide what you want to do? How do you decide, even whenever everyone else is telling you no, that you want to say Yes to something? Hard thinking.

Beyond that, most people don’t think at all. We talked about, I talked about earlier about the fact the people often just get pushed from job to job.

“Well, here’s a job, oh, I need a new job. Ooooh, that one’s available. Ok, I’ll take that. That one’s available. I’ll take that one.” You wander out here in the woods and wonder “how did I get out there? How did I get to where I am today?”

And that is exactly what will happen if you don’t do some hard thinking and some conscious thought about what you want to do.

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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The Southeast: Your Dislikes from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Audio] (1:04)

February 21st, 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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Down here — this is time to get your grumbles out. These are all the things you’re doing today that you hate. I hate bureaucracy. I hate dealing with the government. I hate — whatever. I don’t like working with kids that much. That may be something for you. For me, I kind of get a kick out of it, but maybe you don’t like working with kids much or maybe you don’t like working with older adults that much or whatever your preferences might be. What are you doing today that you don’t really like? This is your chance to get them out and put them down here. The reason for that is that if you’re trying to set our course as I showed over here, where should you be heading in this equation. North, right? You want to go north. You want to not go south. What do I see people doing almost universally in their careers these days? Pbbbflt! They’re picking things down here  and actively pursuing things down here  that they don’t want to do. They don’t like doing.  

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The Southeast: Your Dislikes from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Video] (1:04)

February 20th, 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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The Southeast: Your Dislikes from Transition is the New Normal 2016

 

Transcript:

Down here — this is time to get your grumbles out. These are all the things you’re doing today that you hate. I hate bureaucracy. I hate dealing with the government. I hate — whatever. I don’t like working with kids that much. That may be something for you. For me, I kind of get a kick out of it, but maybe you don’t like working with kids much or maybe you don’t like working with older adults that much or whatever your preferences might be. What are you doing today that you don’t really like? This is your chance to get them out and put them down here. The reason for that is that if you’re trying to set our course as I showed over here, where should you be heading in this equation. North, right? You want to go north. You want to not go south. What do I see people doing almost universally in their careers these days? Pbbbflt! They’re picking things down here  and actively pursuing things down here  that they don’t want to do. They don’t like doing.  

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The Southeast: Your Dislikes from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career [Audio] (1:03)

February 16th, 2017 No comments

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

The Southeast: Your Dislikes 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:

Sometimes I’ll take the computer to the wilderness park down on Kanan Dume and sit in the woods and writing on the computer. I know it sounds weird, but that’s a perfect combination for me of that high-tech and high-touch elements.

What’s something that you guys don’t like? What would you put down here in this column? This quadrant? Math? Math is a big one. I have a great book to refer you to. There is a guy named Art Benjamin who does “Mathemagic” and he has the Art of Mental Math – The Secret of Mental Math, I think is his latest book. It helped me get over my math phobia a bit. But definitely a big one. Public Speaking. How many people — these days, I don’t know how you survive if you have a fear of public speaking these days. Some people don’t like getting up and presenting in front of people. Then don’t have a job that requires you to give presentations day in and day out. You will absolutely hate it, right? But if you never thought about that maybe you didn’t put it down there.

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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The Southeast: Your Dislikes from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career [Video] (1:03)

February 14th, 2017 No comments

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

The Southeast: Your Dislikes from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career

 

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:

Sometimes I’ll take the computer to the wilderness park down on Kanan Dume and sit in the woods and writing on the computer. I know it sounds weird, but that’s a perfect combination for me of that high-tech and high-touch elements.

What’s something that you guys don’t like? What would you put down here in this column? This quadrant? Math? Math is a big one. I have a great book to refer you to. There is a guy named Art Benjamin who does “Mathemagic” and he has the Art of Mental Math – The Secret of Mental Math, I think is his latest book. It helped me get over my math phobia a bit. But definitely a big one. Public Speaking. How many people — these days, I don’t know how you survive if you have a fear of public speaking these days. Some people don’t like getting up and presenting in front of people. Then don’t have a job that requires you to give presentations day in and day out. You will absolutely hate it, right? But if you never thought about that maybe you didn’t put it down there.

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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The Northeast: Your Current Likes from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Audio] (1:01)

February 14th, 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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Let’s say our preference is to head North. That’s where we want to go in our life. In these 4 quadrants, I want you to start notating things. Up here, these are things you’re doing today that you like doing. So, doing positive (D+) that’s why that’s there. so, things you’re doing now that you like. Things about your career — and this isn’t about — don’t think macro. Don’t think “I like being a policeman. ” Think about I like dealing with the public. I like dealing with kids.” Break down your preferences into those things about your current work and current life that you really like doing. And you start to mark those in your compass up here. I like technology. I like gardening and I’m doing a bit of both. I do some YouTube videos on gardening and stuff like that. You can use the distance from the center as kind of a scale. Something out at the edge maybe you like more than something in the middle. You can actually even get very fine with your gradations there.

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The Northeast: Your Current Likes from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Video] (1:01)

February 13th, 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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The Northeast: Your Current Likes from Transition is the New Normal 2016

 

Transcript:

Let’s say our preference is to head North. That’s where we want to go in our life. In these 4 quadrants, I want you to start notating things. Up here, these are things you’re doing today that you like doing. So, doing positive (D+) that’s why that’s there. so, things you’re doing now that you like. Things about your career — and this isn’t about — don’t think macro. Don’t think “I like being a policeman. ” Think about I like dealing with the public. I like dealing with kids.” Break down your preferences into those things about your current work and current life that you really like doing. And you start to mark those in your compass up here. I like technology. I like gardening and I’m doing a bit of both. I do some YouTube videos on gardening and stuff like that. You can use the distance from the center as kind of a scale. Something out at the edge maybe you like more than something in the middle. You can actually even get very fine with your gradations there.

Links for items mentioned in this talk:

Help Support Career Opportunities!

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

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What Do You Not Like to Do? from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career [Audio] (1:04)

February 9th, 2017 Comments off

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

What Do You Not Like to Do? 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:

Again, you have to decide for yourself, though — what your interests are and where they lie. So, gain, these are things you are doing today that you like doing. Then you turn it around. And down here — what are you doing today that you don’t like doing? For me, anything that has any form of bureaucracy or forms or corporate speak drives me mad. I worked in the corporate world for about 15 years and finally realized — and was given lucky happenstance of having a television-writing wife to say (Brrrpppp) “I don’t need you anymore!” and I went to be a freelancer, but that is something that just irks me at every step of the way — that is, bureaucracy, corporate speak. I’m trying to think of what else I do not like. I don’t like being indoors every day. I do like some outside time, although I am a high-tech person I often say “There should be a balance in everyone’s life between high-tech and high-touch.” So, I’ll work on the computer in then morning. I’ll go for a hike in the afternoon.

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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What Do You Not Like to Do? from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career [Video] (1:04)

February 7th, 2017 Comments off

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

What Do You Not Like to Do? from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career

 

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:

Again, you have to decide for yourself, though — what your interests are and where they lie. So, gain, these are things you are doing today that you like doing. Then you turn it around. And down here — what are you doing today that you don’t like doing? For me, anything that has any form of bureaucracy or forms or corporate speak drives me mad. I worked in the corporate world for about 15 years and finally realized — and was given lucky happenstance of having a television-writing wife to say (Brrrpppp) “I don’t need you anymore!” and I went to be a freelancer, but that is something that just irks me at every step of the way — that is, bureaucracy, corporate speak. I’m trying to think of what else I do not like. I don’t like being indoors every day. I do like some outside time, although I am a high-tech person I often say “There should be a balance in everyone’s life between high-tech and high-touch.” So, I’ll work on the computer in then morning. I’ll go for a hike in the afternoon.

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! 

Categories: Class, Education, Podcast, Seminar, Show, Speaking, Video Tags:
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