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Don’t Be Foolish. Use The Tools You Are Given. from Using the Career Compass To Find Your Work and Career [Video] (0:52)

October 10th, 2017 No comments

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

Don't Be Foolish. Use The Tools You Are Given. from Using the Career Compass To Find Your 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:

In my own career…the struggles I’ve had in my career and the struggles I have heard because I write about careers, it has really driven home to me how important it is to talk about these things, to think about these things to utilize tools like we have today that have never existed before in our history. To get out the word about what we know — what we do and how well we do it. To me, I’ll even say it this way — and it sounds a little rough, but — you’re foolish if you are not using these free tools that you are given. It is like not using the telephone back in the day. Ok? These are tools that are free — cheap or free — for you that you can use to make your life and your career better. If you’re not using them, you’re foolish. Don’t do that.

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If You Feel You Are Trapped, You Are from Using the Career Compass To Find Your Work and Career [Video] (0:41)

October 3rd, 2017 Comments off

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

If You Feel You Are Trapped, You Are  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’ve seen too many people over the years be trapped in jobs that were — from their description to me — definitely mentally abusing jobs and, in some cases, even physically abusing jobs and they still wouldn’t leave. No matter what I said. “I can’t leave. I can’t leave.” and that, to me, is one of the saddest things I have ever heard from someone. It led to me, thinking of my own mind, “If you say you are trapped, you are. ” If you feel that you are trapped, that is the first major, biggest sign that you need to get out and change. Ok?

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The Magic of Not Giving a F*** | Sarah Knight | TEDxCoconutGrove [Video]

September 29th, 2017 Comments off

So much to say “YES” to in this talk and something that I have been trying to do in my own life over the last several years. — Douglas

The Magic of Not Giving a F*** | Sarah Knight | TEDxCoconutGrove

The Magic of Not Giving a F*** | Sarah Knight | TEDxCoconutGrove [Video]

Warning: Strong Language

The bestselling author of The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck and Get Your Sh*t Together, Sarah Knight, outlines her “NotSorry Method” to stop spending time you don’t have doing things you don’t want to do in her humorous talk.

After fifteen years working in New York City’s top publishing houses,Sarah Knight struck out on her own. Since then, her essay “I Quit My JobToday (And So Can You!)”- went viral, and her book, “The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck: How to Stop Spending Time You Don’t Have with People You Don’t Like Doing Things You Don’t Want to Do“, became a bestseller. The escape from corporate life and transformation into an “accidental anti-guru” continued when she and her husband moved to Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic. Sarah’s new book explains how to “Get Your Shit Together: How to Stop Worrying About What You Should Do So You Can Finish What You Need to Do and Start Doing What You Want to Do.” Sarah graduated cum laude with a degree in English and American Literature from Harvard University.

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Think of Yourself as a Freelancer from Using the Career Compass To Find Your Career [Video] (0:37)

September 27th, 2017 Comments off

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

Think of Yourself as a Freelancer from Using the Career Compass To Find Your 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:

In this day and age, we are all freelancers. I don’t care where your paycheck comes from today, this week, as we all know that can change like that, right? We’ve all been there. You need to think of yourself as a freelancer and say “This is my client right now and I’m doing the best work I can do for that client, but I also need to be looking out down the road. Looking out for new opportunities, Building new clients. Building new aspects of my freelance career. Whatever.” You need to be thinking that way.

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Answer Questions to Share Your Knowledge from Using the Career Compass To Find Your Work and Career [Video] (0:55)

September 20th, 2017 Comments off

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

Answer Questions to Share Your Knowledge 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:

Share what you know. Whether you are sharing it online.You’re sharing it in person. Teach everyone around who wants to learn. If you have someone asking you a question, take that question seriously and answer that question. They came to you asking, looking for an answer and your answer may be imperfect or at least you may think it’s a bit imperfect in some ways, but you guess what? Together you’re going to arrive at a good answer, but never ever slough off a question when it is asked of you, because if that person took the time — took the energy — took the personal fear to ask you a question, they want to know the answer. ANd the fact is, if they want to know that answer, I can guarantee you — times it by 10, times it by 100, times it by 1000 in the era of the Internet — other people out there want to know that same answer.

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Everyone needs a “reel” to attract opportunity from Using the Career Compass To Find Your Career [Video] (0:38)

September 13th, 2017 Comments off

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

Everyone needs a

 

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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:

There is no longer a reason these days not to have your own “reel” as they call it and that “reel” doesn’t just apply to the entertainment industry, ok, it applies to everything that we do. You need that reel. You need those things, those interesting things to show people. Go out there and start doing it. Take something that really interests you and start doing it. then you’re going to generate interesting stuff that you can share out there and start to share them with people and hopefully start to attach and start to bring that opportunity to you. Again, you just want to have people say “Hey, have you heard about “ummmph”? “I know someone who does “blah.” You never know where that’s going to lead. You really don’t.

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Podcasting, YouTube and Your “Reel” from Using the Career Compass To Find Your Work and Career [Audio] (1:00)

September 6th, 2017 Comments off

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Podcasting, YouTube and Your

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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:

Podcasting is interesting. I was one of the first 20 podcasters back in 2004 because I had content. I was had already been writing my career column for a long time and I had some audio equipment so I was able to start literally within 2 weeks of the term being coined. Nowadays, podcasting has sort of been infiltrated by the big boys but that doesn’t mean you can’t use it to your own advantage. When I’m talking with voice over people or actors or someone like that, one of the hardest things to do when acting is to get known. Is to have work. To show people. You know you do showcases or you do open mic nights or you this and the other and I tell them, “You know what? You have a great new tool at your advantage here. YouTube and Podcasting. Do your own shows. Do your own shows. Do your own web shows. Do your own comedy half hour. Do whatever you do. Do you own voiceover work. Find an animator who’s looking for voices for their animation and do voice over for their animation

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Podcasting, YouTube and Your “Reel” from Using the Career Compass To Find Your Work and Career [Video] (1:00)

September 5th, 2017 Comments off

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

Podcasting, YouTube and Your

 

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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:

Podcasting is interesting. I was one of the first 20 podcasters back in 2004 because I had content. I was had already been writing my career column for a long time and I had some audio equipment so I was able to start literally within 2 weeks of the term being coined. Nowadays, podcasting has sort of been infiltrated by the big boys but that doesn’t mean you can’t use it to your own advantage. When I’m talking with voice over people or actors or someone like that, one of the hardest things to do when acting is to get known. Is to have work. To show people. You know you do showcases or you do open mic nights or you this and the other and I tell them, “You know what? You have a great new tool at your advantage here. YouTube and Podcasting. Do your own shows. Do your own shows. Do your own web shows. Do your own comedy half hour. Do whatever you do. Do you own voiceover work. Find an animator who’s looking for voices for their animation and do voice over for their animation

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Help Support Career Opportunities!



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More On Taking Credit For Your Work from Using the Career Compass To Find Your Work and Career [Video] (1:01)

August 15th, 2017 Comments off

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More On Taking Credit For Your Work 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 I learned that from an art teacher I had at Walt Disney Imagineering. We were lucky enough – even though I was in IT — we got to go to art coaching nights if we wanted and I took great advantage of that. I’m an amateur watercolor painter mainly because I got to work with my art coach, Ron and one of the first things Rosa said — we’d be working away and doing little stuff in the coaching session — and he’d say, yeah, that’s finished. Sign it. Because when you sign it you take ownership. You become proud of that and you will do better work after that point because you have taken control and pride in that work and I say, and I know it sounds a little weird in the career world “Sign the darn thing!” Make sure your name is on there somewhere and you can get away from anybody thinks you’re just being boastful or whatever by saying “If you have any questions. Contact me.” You’re doing it in a helpful way that says “Hey. I’m here to help.” It also gets your name in front of their face — also very helpful, but you can couch it a little bit in that.

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Be Proud of and Take Credit for Your Work from Using the Career Compass To Find Your Career [Video] (1:09)

August 8th, 2017 Comments off

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Be Proud of and Take Credit for Your Work from Using the Career Compass To Find Your 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:

Another important concept of all these things is to be proud of your work. I sort of took this to heart in the corporate world where reports would get made. Reports would get sent up the chain and questions would get asked. Your boss would come back to you with the questions and your answers would get filtered back up through the chain of command. I made a point — after about my second year at Disney — that if I did anything — if I did a report if I did a spreadsheet — if I did help with a project. You know what I did? I signed them. There’d be somewhere in that program, that spreadsheet, that document that said — “By the way, if you have any questions, talk to Dog. He’s the one that did it.” Because otherwise, you are an anonymous cog in a corporation. You don’t exist. Some cobbler’s elves down in the basement put together that report. You’re not doing it to be boastful. You’re not doing it to show off. You’re simply — like any artist — signing your work.

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