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Use Facebook To Its Best Advantage from Using the Career Compass To Find Your Work And Career [Video] (1:00)

July 11th, 2017 Comments off

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

Use Facebook To Its Best Advantage 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:

The next step…once you’ve got your blog up and running…is sharing, beyond your blog, what you do. Now, how many people use Facebook? How many people use Facebook effectively? I struggle with this every day. Facebook right now — and these items from here on in could change — they could change by the time I get home tonight, but these are the things that are kind of attracting attention right now. Facebook has not been that useful to me over the years, but recently — through a connection of friends and the way they’re doing stuff on the site — it has actually become on of my foremost interaction points beyond my blog itself. It was Twitter for the longest time, but Twitter’s not quite sure what it is anymore, but it’s still useful. I still use Twitter. If you follow me you’ll see what I post there.

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Combine Your Interests for A Great Career from Transition is the New Normal [Video] (1:13)

July 10th, 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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Combine Your Interests for A Great Career from Transition is the New Normal

 

Transcript:

If you can find a way of combining interests like this — where they come together — that’s the energy in your life, because having a job that expresses one interest of you life is great. Having a job that expresses 3, 4, 5 interests in your life, that is amazing. That’s amazing — totally the best type of life that you are looking for is where you can engage as many of your interests as possible and that allows you to seek out your wants, needs and desires.

I want to thank you so much for having me out today. If you have any questions feel free — please feel free to visit the web site. You can also email me and I have a card I can give you with an email address on it. You can find tons of talks on my web site or in my YouTube channel. YouTube channel is directly YouTube.com/dewelch. Iknow that is kind of cluttered there but basically my first initial, my middle initial and my last name. There you’ll find talks on transition as well as a bunch of other career topics and even if you are into gardening you can see me puttering around in my garden as well. Thank you again.

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Blogs Make People Aware of Your Skills from Using the Career Compass To Find Your Work And Career [Video] (0:41)

July 5th, 2017 Comments off

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Blogs Make People Aware of Your Skills from Using the Career Compass To Find Your Work And Career [Video] ((0:41)

 

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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:

You want to be in someone’s mind — companies sit around saying, “Oh geez, our accountant’s leaving — our CFO is leaving — who do we know that — who do we know? Does anyone know any CFOs and CPAs that want — Oh, how about Bob?” That’s where those jobs are coming from. Long before it ever gets listed. Long before it ever gets bantered around even the internal circles the people inside that company go, “Who do we know?” and that doesn’t necessarily need to be a hard contact like “I know Bob. We have lunch every week or play golf or whatever reason like that. It can be a casual contact. “You know I’ve been reading this guys blog about this and he’s here locally. We should talk to him about this.” You never know.

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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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Great Things Happen When Interests Interact from Transition is the New Normal 2016

 

Transcript:

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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Help People Stumble Across Your Work from Using the Career Compass To Find Your Work And Career [Video] (0:23)

June 29th, 2017 Comments off

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

Help People Stumble Across 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:

Someone is going to stumble across it. Someone is going to send you a question about it. Someone’s going to email you about it. Someone else is going to think “Hey, that’s pretty cool.” “I Built this robot that does that.” I guarantee you that if you do something like that people will come out of the woodwork. ‘”Oh that’s so cool. Have you thought about doing this and this to it or …?” Is has always amazed me the type of response you get from people.

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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

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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Roll with the Waves of Transition from Transition is the New Normal 2016

 

Transcript:

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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It’s All About Attracting Opportunity from Using the Career Compass To Find Your Work And Career [Video] (0:54)

June 25th, 2017 Comments off

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It's All About Attracting Opportunity 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:

If you have to explain a concept to somebody else it makes it easier for you to remember and understand it, because if you start asking yourself questions — you’re trying to explain it to someone who knows nothing about it or is struggling with it — and you have to go, “Why is it that way? What– oh–hold on” and you have to figure it out and then you can explain it to them, but it very quickly exposes the limits of your knowledge and things and so you can’t help but learn things more deeply, apply them in a better and help those around you. So, I highly encourage you to take your thinking. Take your thoughts. Take your — the neat things that you do. Whether company-based or personal-based — it does not matter — and start talking about them online. Please because the big thing that’s going to do and everything else I’m going to talk about is going to do — it’s going to start attracting opportunities to you.

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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

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

 

Transcript:

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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Learn By Doing from Using the Career Compass To Find Your Work And Career [Video] (0:51)

June 14th, 2017 Comments off

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

Learn By Doing 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 know learning by doing these days is coming and going. We’ve got this whole “Maker Ethic” that’s coming out now about getting kids hands-on, STEM and STEAM programs and stuff like that. I personally think that the best way to learn is having some component of doing. Yes, there are certain things you just need to learn, but there’s also — if you can learn something and apply that learning immediately in some physical or useful or productive method. For me, I know that would lock in facts that I retain to this day from my high school botany class that I should, by no rights, need or want to remember, but they are burned into a groove in my brain because we talked about it in the classroom and we went down to the greenhouse and we did it and that has always been so effective for me. This is one form of your doing.

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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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