You Need A Strategy! Step 4. Call Out Your Assumptions

You Need A Strategy! Step 4. Call Out Your Assumptions

You’re halfway through developing your strategy for managing your career crisis! Congratulations! (If you are coming in halfway, you can catch up here.) It’s time to do a little CYA, because you know what they say about assuming, right? The whole ass-u-me thing? Well, assuming also means that you are basing your entire argument (or […]

You need a Strategy! Step 3. Get Curious

Let’s review. What have you done so far? You’ve taken the lead and you’ve pursued clarity. Now you get to go and be curious. If you’re thinking, “that seem like an odd step in creating a strategy. Why does she say to do that?” then I say, “Yay! You’re curious!” I just googled curiosity, and […]

You Need A Strategy! Step 2. Get Clarity

You don’t just sit down and invent a strategy. You certainly don’t do it in a vacuum; you do it in context. You develop a strategy to help you to navigate life and what it throws at you and to keep going in the direction you want to go. You develop a strategy to be […]

You Need A Strategy! What Does That Mean?

This is the introduction to the series: You Need A Strategy! No matter what is going on in your life or your career, creating a strategy is one of the most empowering things that you can do to guarantee success and happiness. First thing to know: a strategy is not a plan! This is important, […]