Five steps to Re-purpose your career
How do you re-purpose your career you maybe asking are feeling you stuck in one place?
Very often change of self is needed more than a change of scene~Arthur C.Benson
Here are Five steps to re-purpose your career:
Step One: Assess where you have been?So far in your career what have you been able to accomplish?Has your attitude been drawing you back on your career path?Go down memory lane to draw these precious insights.Assess your personal S.W.O.T:Strengths,Opportunities,Weakness and Threats.
Step Two: What is your Big Picture.What path will you like to tread in re-purposing your career? Here list want your main purpose is for your career,list what career goals you are passionate about.
- Is it joining more networking groups both in your location and international?is it joining more networks online via Linkedin, twitter,Facebook etc
- Is it learning a new skill or acquiring a new degree?
- Is it writing a new book,publishing podcast
- Is changing your location to where the jobs are at?
Step Three:Set your goals make sure it is S.M.A.R.T-Specific,Measurable,Achievable,Realistic and Time bound.To set your goals draw up a pictorial of where you will like to be in lets say the next 90 days,6 months,1 year,5 years 10 years as the case may be.Successful people think in pictures once you have foresight about where you will like to be.Cut out pictures displaying examples of such things you will like to see at each step,put it as flashcards where you can easily see them and guess what once its in your face you will like to achieve them
Step Four:Here you will need to review back to those S.M..A.R.T goals you set to work those goals,rinse and repeat till you achieve a re-purposed career
Step Five: Celebrate:Assess your goals at the end of its tenure,celebrate your wins and restrategize on your losses.Practice they say makes perfect.
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