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We live in an evolving economic environment, one in which job security and career certainty are distant memories. The old rules for navigating the turbulent waters of employment just don't apply anymore. In the face of these ongoing changes, it's easy to become fearful and discouraged.
In The Career Catapult, innovative career consultant Roopa Unnikrishnan shows you how to gaze into this uncertain future and shape it to your advantage--regardless of your current position in the job hierarchy.
Leaping into a revised career trajectory requires quick and purposeful movement. In The Career Catapult, Roopa offers five essential disciplines that will catapult you along the fast track:
|Publisher:||Career Press, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Roopa Unnikrishnan has spent two decades in roles where she has seeded and driven change and innovation in several Fortune 500 companies. She is a former vice president of corporate strategy and global head of worldwide talent at Pfizer, with previous positions at Blackrock and Citibank. A master coach, she now works with senior executives to drive personal and career change, and with a variety of consumer goods, education, and technology companies to improve their strategic planning and idea development. A Rhodes Scholar with a master's degree in philosophy and an MBA from the University of Oxford, Roopa is also a published poet and world-class athlete in sports riflery.
Table of Contents
Introduction The Jolt That Set Me Free 7
Chapter 1 Why a Career Catapult? Design Your Own Destiny 25
Chapter 2 Discipline #1: Dig Deep to Soar! 41
Chapter 3 Discipline #2: Stalk Innovations and Trends 79
Chapter 4 Discipline #3: Your Network on Jolt"! 107
Chapter 5 Discipline #4: Prototype the Possibilities 135
Chapter 6 Discipline #5: Go Extreme! 163
Chapter 7 Unleash Your Disruption! The Time Is Now 191
Chapter Notes 223