We instinctively avoid things we fear. Learn how to choose a career and find your career path through a powerful source of your fears.
You hear the advice all the time when people are searching for their career path and purpose:
Explore what interests you. This is how you choose a career.
While that is a start, it might not be your best source of unlocking your dream job and how to choose a career that focuses on your passion.
Just do a search on ‘finding your career path’ or ‘how to choose a career.’ You see a page full of ‘find your career’ quizzes.
Don’t rely on these.
While career and personality tests are great tools to begin your career exploratory process, they are not an absolute. These tests will guide you to the right areas of focus.
Trust is essential to any relationship and critical to leadership. Here are 20 visual reminders to make sure you’re building trust (or rebuilding trust) and using trust the right way.
Trust can sometimes be a vastly complex social mechanism, affected by many variables over long periods of time. Trust is essential to any relationship and critical to authentic leadership.
20. Trust is the Core of Building Critical Leadership Competencies
The most influential and authentic leaders in your career you genuinely trust. Reflect on that for a bit.
Now think of those leaders you feared. Did you trust them? Did they show what you consider authentic and trusting leadership?
Rarely if ever. A wish to lend and earn trust is one of the most defining differences in comparing a leader versus boss.
- External assessments
- True 360-feedback and often
- Open, non-consequential conversations
Shy doesn’t mean you are an introvert just as outgoing isn’t the same as extraversion. Intelivate explains why and gives you seven ways to be more assertive!
If I were given a kitten every time someone said to me,
“You are SO not an introvert!”
I would have enough cats to end up on a reality show of my very own. For real.
I am a misunderstood, outgoing introvert who has been in a leadership role for most of my career.
People assume that extraversion is a requirement for leadership. People also think that being an introvert means that you don’t work well with others, or you don’t have the desire to get ahead or that you like to work in the dark with a full wardrobe of hoodies and matching earbuds to block out the world around you.