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Great Things Happen When Interests Interact from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Video] (0:50)

July 3rd, 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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Transition is a force for good in our lives, not evil and I think so many of us see it the opposite way. We see change as scary and frightening and bad and we seek to avoid it at all costs. Please don’t do that. It is these changes that arise that — like the Troy-Bilt opportunity I mentioned before — bring amazing opportunities into your life and much like the Compass, if you start to draw — how many people remember Venn Diagrams from their math class, right?– Union, Intersection, and all that stuff – if you start drawing the interests in your life and where they connect — soi say this is gardening. This is technology. This is writing. It’s where these interests bang up against each other that all the great stuff happens.

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Roll with the Waves of Transition from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Video] (0:40)

June 26th, 2017 Comments off

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We want to — to go back to our being on course metaphor — you want to roll with the waves of transition, ok. If you’re constantly fighting, you’re going to get swamped. The wave is going come over you and you’re going to be wiped out. Don’t be capsized. Don’t be drowned by the waves of change. Ride on top. Be that cork. Be that bobber, if you’re a fisherman. Be that bobber and ride on top of it by engaging in it. If you simply stand there at the shoreline and let the waves smack into you that’s self-defeating. If you ride with the waves — you dive into the waves — it’s simply going to be easier on you and you’re going to benefit much more from that.

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Don’t Reject Opportunities In Your Life from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Audio] (0:47)

June 20th, 2017 Comments off

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Transition often comes in the form of an opportunity and again opportunities presented can be very scary and our first issue is to say, “Oh I couldn’t possibly change and do that.” You’re not even going to talk to them? You’re not even going to investigate what this new job is? I’m not saying you’re going to take the job. You’re not saying you’re going to move to Wisconsin. You’re not saying you’re going to do this. You’re just investigating. You’re just checking it out. At least, challenge yourself to step over that little bit of fear to at least investigate, because so often I see people who simply — when given — opportunity, as I say, knocks on the door and they slam the door in its face. That’s like, “Oh gosh, don’t do that.” Yes, that opportunity may not be for you, but how do you know if you don’t find out more about the opportunity.

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Don’t Reject Opportunities In Your Life from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Video] (0:47)

June 20th, 2017 Comments off

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Don't Reject Opportunities In Your Life from Transition is the New Normal 2016

 

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Transition often comes in the form of an opportunity and again opportunities presented can be very scary and our first issue is to say, “Oh I couldn’t possibly change and do that.” You’re not even going to talk to them? You’re not even going to investigate what this new job is? I’m not saying you’re going to take the job. You’re not saying you’re going to move to Wisconsin. You’re not saying you’re going to do this. You’re just investigating. You’re just checking it out. At least, challenge yourself to step over that little bit of fear to at least investigate, because so often I see people who simply — when given — opportunity, as I say, knocks on the door and they slam the door in its face. That’s like, “Oh gosh, don’t do that.” Yes, that opportunity may not be for you, but how do you know if you don’t find out more about the opportunity.

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Engage with Transition at EVERY Opportunity from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Audio] (0:57)

June 13th, 2017 Comments off

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To finish up today…kind of reiterate some of the things we talked about. Transition is normal down to using your opposite hand to write with. It’s normal and the feelings it generates are normal. That uncomfortableness. That fear. That clumsiness. That — the fact that sometimes you feel a little stupid with this hand, but it is normal. It’s with us in everything we do. It’s with us when we miss the turn on the freeway and go up an exit. It’s just there. You deal.   We need to keep — we need to engage in transition at every opportunity that we see it. We need — wee need to stop — if you’re doing this — avoiding it and pushing it away. We need to reach out and shake its hand and engage with it. Frankly, because transition is where so many opportunities will come in your life.

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Engage with Transition at EVERY Opportunity from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Video] (0:57)

June 13th, 2017 Comments off

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Engage with Transition at EVERY Opportunity from Transition is the New Normal 2016

 

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To finish up today…kind of reiterate some of the things we talked about. Transition is normal down to using your opposite hand to write with. It’s normal and the feelings it generates are normal. That uncomfortableness. That fear. That clumsiness. That — the fact that sometimes you feel a little stupid with this hand, but it is normal. It’s with us in everything we do. It’s with us when we miss the turn on the freeway and go up an exit. It’s just there. You deal.   We need to keep — we need to engage in transition at every opportunity that we see it. We need — wee need to stop — if you’re doing this — avoiding it and pushing it away. We need to reach out and shake its hand and engage with it. Frankly, because transition is where so many opportunities will come in your life.

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Quantity Can Develop Quality from Using the Career Compass To Find Your Work And Career [Audio] (1:12)

June 7th, 2017 Comments off

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

Quantity Can Develop Quality 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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It’s your job to put that stuff out there. There’s a famous study from a creativity book many years ago — many decades ago — where they took 2 art classes and they said “Art Class A. Your job is to produce the perfect pot. You have all semester. Produce the perfect pot.” Ok? They went to the second class and said “Class. Your job is to produce as many pots as you can possibly do in the semester. Ok? Quality doesn’t matter just produce as many pots as you possibly can.” Then they had a little show at the end of the semester and they brought the pots together from the “quantity” class and the “quality” class. Guess which class was judged to have the highest quality of pot?These guys. Quantity is important if you’re learning from each one you do. Thet fact is, while this class was trying to perfect a pot, this class was throwing out tons and tons of pots and hopefully learning with every single pot they made. What did work, What didn’t work, so that by the end of the semester they were able to produce a high-quality pot because they simply learned by doing.

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Quantity Can Develop Quality from Using the Career Compass To Find Your Work And Career [Video] (1:12)

June 6th, 2017 Comments off

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

Quantity Can Develop Quality 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:

It’s your job to put that stuff out there. There’s a famous study from a creativity book many years ago — many decades ago — where they took 2 art classes and they said “Art Class A. Your job is to produce the perfect pot. You have all semester. Produce the perfect pot.” Ok? They went to the second class and said “Class. Your job is to produce as many pots as you can possibly do in the semester. Ok? Quality doesn’t matter just produce as many pots as you possibly can.” Then they had a little show at the end of the semester and they brought the pots together from the “quantity” class and the “quality” class. Guess which class was judged to have the highest quality of pot?These guys. Quantity is important if you’re learning from each one you do. Thet fact is, while this class was trying to perfect a pot, this class was throwing out tons and tons of pots and hopefully learning with every single pot they made. What did work, What didn’t work, so that by the end of the semester they were able to produce a high-quality pot because they simply learned by doing.

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Some Stability Gives Us Freedom To Be Adventurous from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Audio] (0:39)

June 6th, 2017 Comments off

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Another thing — back to what you were saying too — those stable parts of our life are important to us because it’s that stability that allows us the freedom to be a bit more adventurous. Having X number of dollars in the bank. You’re not going to go crazy, but you have the freedom to read that new book or do this or visit this museum or — it provides you a base platform to stand on and say, “Ok. at this point in my life, I’m stable. I understand that. Things are a little crazy up here, but I have this place to stand and now I can start to reach out — without fear — and say “What else is out there? What else can I investigate?”

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Some Stability Gives Us Freedom To Be Adventurous from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Video] (0:39)

June 5th, 2017 Comments off

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Some Stability Gives Us Freedom To Be Adventurous from Transition is the New Normal 2016

 

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Another thing — back to what you were saying too — those stable parts of our life are important to us because it’s that stability that allows us the freedom to be a bit more adventurous. Having X number of dollars in the bank. You’re not going to go crazy, but you have the freedom to read that new book or do this or visit this museum or — it provides you a base platform to stand on and say, “Ok. at this point in my life, I’m stable. I understand that. Things are a little crazy up here, but I have this place to stand and now I can start to reach out — without fear — and say “What else is out there? What else can I investigate?”

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
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