"Impressively well written, organized and presented, Develop . . . is exceptionally practical, insightful, and thoroughly 'user friendly' in tone, commentary and instructive comprehensiveness." —Midwest Book Review
Why are some people able to climb the corporate ladder easily while others get stuck? How can you set yourself on a rewarding career path and avoid job frustration?
In Develop: 7 Practical Tools to Take Charge of Your Career, Ted Fleming, head of talent development for CVS Health, shares simple, powerful advice for finding the right job or growing in an existing role. Fleming offers actionable tools and step-by-step techniques that anyone can apply to crystallize and achieve their career goals.
Based on his more than two decades' experience managing, advising, and researching career growth, he offers an insider's view for navigating organizations where the path to advancement is complex and success strategies are often kept secret.
Develop will give you the guidance you need to:
• Discover what interests you
• Learn how to communicate your unique gifts to others
• Uncover what employers are really looking for
• Network the right way
• Identify your leadership style
• Craft a powerful image
• Create a development plan that will drive results
Fleming also offers straightforward advice for navigating discrimination, gender biases, and other barriers to success. Designed as a practical reference to return to again and again, Develop will equip you to take charge of your professional life and find your way to a happier, more meaningful career.
|Publisher:||BenBella Books, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Table of ContentsContents
Introduction Why I Wrote This BookPart I: The 7 Tools1 Job Exploration Summary: Sharpen Your Own Perspective2 Constructive Questions: Design Your Bridge3 Mapping Your Experience: Build Your Bridge4The Networking Quadrant: Forge Strong Connections5 Leadership Preferences Survey: Identify Your Unique Style6 Spheres of Influence: Cultivate Your Image7 Development Plan: Create Your Success Blueprint Part II: Special Circumstances8 Making Transitions: Moving from One Industry to Another9 Breaking Barriers: What Works for Women and People of ColorConclusionAppendix A: Leadership Preferences SurveyAppendix B: Quick Start Reference GuideAcknowledgmentsNotesAbout the Author
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"Exceptionally practical, insightful, and thoroughly 'user friendly' in tone, commentary and instructive comprehensiveness."
—Midwest Book Review