Career TransitionsSeptember 10, 2015
Career Pathways: Strategies for Successful Transitions
A transition is a process that as William Bridges states, “ starts with letting go of what no loner fits or is adequate to the life stage you are in.” It is an internal thing, like for example, a belief, a perspective of yourself, a priority, a viewpoint of your world. A work life transition concludes when you take action, such as to leave a job, make a career shift, retire, rebundle your skills and expertise, etcetera.Read more...
June 15, 2015
Career Pathways: Summer Prep for September Career/Work Action Plans
September is a good time to initiate a career plan of action. So, whether you are headed out of town for a vacation or just chilling out locally, catch up with some professional reading to develop the necessary steps to move forward towards your goals. Within the last couple of years, a number of books were published reflecting the latest thinking in career and retirement strategies. I selected a variety of resources that can be helpful whether you are considering a career move/shift, in the midst of a career transition, or thinking of retirement. Review the following listing and decide which books are most relevant for your situation.Read more...
May 21, 2015
Top 10 List: Lessons From Letterman’s Retirement
On May 20, David Letterman will end his legendary 33-year run as a late night talk-show host. Since making his retirement plans public last year, Letterman, 68 (how is that possible?!), has shared his thoughts about calling it quits with his guests as well as the media. In true Letterman fashion, the gap-toothed one’s comments have ranged from poignant to playful to irreverent.Read the full article