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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 No comments

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.

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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 No comments

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! 

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Finding Your Career North from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Audio] (1:00)

February 7th, 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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Transcript:

Think about a standard compass, right? We’ll divide into 4. We’ll put North at the top, up here. South. Oh come on, Doug. I’m not writing with my non-dominant hand now. It should be better, right? There we go.

So I started with the compass and I said, “Ok. like a ship. Say you wanted to go somewhere and you wanted to go somewhere North, right.” If anyone has ever flown or been on or piloted a boat, you know that your course may be here, but you are never “on course” with a boat or an airplane, because you are always being pushed around, but the currents, waves, the winds, whatever. And so your path looks more like this. You’re always constantly correcting. So what I want you to do is I want you to find your true North. I want you to find the “North” that you’re headed towards. You may not be able to go directly there, but over time, you’ll adjust your course over time and keep heading in that way.

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Finding Your Career North from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Video] (1:00)

February 6th, 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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Finding Your Career North from Transition is the New Normal 2016

 

Transcript:

Think about a standard compass, right? We’ll divide into 4. We’ll put North at the top, up here. South. Oh come on, Doug. I’m not writing with my non-dominant hand now. It should be better, right? There we go.

So I started with the compass and I said, “Ok. like a ship. Say you wanted to go somewhere and you wanted to go somewhere North, right.” If anyone has ever flown or been on or piloted a boat, you know that your course may be here, but you are never “on course” with a boat or an airplane, because you are always being pushed around, but the currents, waves, the winds, whatever. And so your path looks more like this. You’re always constantly correcting. So what I want you to do is I want you to find your true North. I want you to find the “North” that you’re headed towards. You may not be able to go directly there, but over time, you’ll adjust your course over time and keep heading in that way.

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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Northeast Quadrant: Your Likes from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career [Audio] (1:02)

February 5th, 2017 No comments

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

Northeast Quadrant: Your Likes 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:

Up here in the Northeast what we start to do is we start to note those things we’re doing today — those activities — Again, try to break it down into its smallest, smallest parts — those activities we’re doing today that we like. So, well, for me, I like speaking, Hey. Look at that. And you can actually use the distance from the center as a bit of a gradation. You can say, “I really like speaking or I sort of like it” or you can use it that way. I actually do a garden blog, so I like gardening so that’s an interest I like. I like technology. Technology for me was a vocation and an avocation. I would come home from working all day on computers and play with computers. That was just my interest in life. So, you go through and say “What do you like? I likeb being with children.” I like being outdoors or do you not mind being indoors. Two side of the coin. Maybe you’re more of a person who likes to look at nature through a window rather than be out there fighting off vicious city squirrels fighting for your lunch.

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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Northeast Quadrant: Your Likes from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career [Video] (1:02)

February 1st, 2017 No comments

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

Northeast Quadrant: Your Likes 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:

Up here in the Northeast what we start to do is we start to note those things we’re doing today — those activities — Again, try to break it down into its smallest, smallest parts — those activities we’re doing today that we like. So, well, for me, I like speaking, Hey. Look at that. And you can actually use the distance from the center as a bit of a gradation. You can say, “I really like speaking or I sort of like it” or you can use it that way. I actually do a garden blog, so I like gardening so that’s an interest I like. I like technology. Technology for me was a vocation and an avocation. I would come home from working all day on computers and play with computers. That was just my interest in life. So, you go through and say “What do you like? I likeb being with children.” I like being outdoors or do you not mind being indoors. Two side of the coin. Maybe you’re more of a person who likes to look at nature through a window rather than be out there fighting off vicious city squirrels fighting for your lunch.

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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Discover What You Bring to the World from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Audio] (0:50)

February 1st, 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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Discover What You Bring to the World from Transition is the New Normal 2016

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Transcript:

This eventually developed into what I call the Career Compass. This tool has helped me and I think it will help you and it might give you a way to help those around you. Because we often have a difficult time thinking about our own careers and out about own skills and out own benefits that we bring to the world. As was mentioned in the opening, you have to learn how to tell people what you bring to a job. We’re often the worst people to figure that out about ourselves because we don’t think what we do has value. It’s a perverse thing of human nature. It’s very hard for us to express what we think has value about ourselves. it’s one of those areas where it really helps to have someone else around you tell you that and/or help you bring it out yourself. 

Links for items mentioned in this talk:

Help Support Career Opportunities!

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Discover What You Bring to the World from Transition is the New Normal 2016 [Video] (0:50)

January 30th, 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

Watch this entire presentation

Discover What You Bring to the World from Transition is the New Normal 2016

 

Transcript:

This eventually developed into what I call the Career Compass. This tool has helped me and I think it will help you and it might give you a way to help those around you. Because we often have a difficult time thinking about our own careers and out about own skills and out own benefits that we bring to the world. As was mentioned in the opening, you have to learn how to tell people what you bring to a job. We’re often the worst people to figure that out about ourselves because we don’t think what we do has value. It’s a perverse thing of human nature. It’s very hard for us to express what we think has value about ourselves. it’s one of those areas where it really helps to have someone else around you tell you that and/or help you bring it out yourself. 

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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Where Do You Want to Go? from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career [Audio] (1:00)

January 25th, 2017 Comments off

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

Where Do You Want to Go? 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:

I saw a quote today that just stuck with me from Alice in Wonderland.

She’s talking to the caterpillar and says, “Where should I go? Which road should I take?”

And the Caterpillar says, “I don’t know. Where you do want to go?”

And Alice says, “I don’t know.”

And the Caterpillar says. “Well, then, take either road, ” because if you don’t know where you’re going, you’re never going to get there.

That’s what happens in a lot of people’s careers. So, we take the long laundry list — and I would actually like you guys to do this at some point. I think it’s important for people to do, especially whether you’re struggling or not — sometimes it can illuminate something perhaps you even haven’t internalized or allowed to admit to yourself of an interest that you might have. So, I hope that by stepping through the process with you here today, you’ll have the ability to take this home and maybe try it out yourself.

So, I use the default North American default that good things are always to the North. Our course is always going to be the North. We’re trying to go Due North.

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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Where Do You Want to Go? from Using the Career Compass to Find Your Work and Career [Video] (1:00)

January 24th, 2017 Comments off

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

Where Do You Want to Go? 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:

I saw a quote today that just stuck with me from Alice in Wonderland.

She’s talking to the caterpillar and says, “Where should I go? Which road should I take?”

And the Caterpillar says, “I don’t know. Where you do want to go?”

And Alice says, “I don’t know.”

And the Caterpillar says. “Well, then, take either road, ” because if you don’t know where you’re going, you’re never going to get there.

That’s what happens in a lot of people’s careers. So, we take the long laundry list — and I would actually like you guys to do this at some point. I think it’s important for people to do, especially whether you’re struggling or not — sometimes it can illuminate something perhaps you even haven’t internalized or allowed to admit to yourself of an interest that you might have. So, I hope that by stepping through the process with you here today, you’ll have the ability to take this home and maybe try it out yourself.

So, I use the default North American default that good things are always to the North. Our course is always going to be the North. We’re trying to go Due North.

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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