What Should You Have In Your Career Portfolio to Be Successful?

Your Strategic Success Plan™ should include your career portfolio  – after all it is part of your Personal Development Plan.  Your career portfolio should be more than just a few bullet points on your resume that highlight the qualifications you offer.

In this post, I want to talk about your background independent of your resume.

What_Should_You_Have_In_Your_Career_Portfolio_to_Be_SuccessfulA career portfolio is a self-assessment document that summarizes your skills, values, interests, personality traits and other necessary background information.

The purpose is to have everything you have discovered from the self-assessment process in a portfolio for future reference.  This will give you more clarity when making career decisions.

I recommend that your career portfolio include the following ten items: [Continue reading…]

Do You Know How to Improve Your Career or Business Image? – Part 2

I believe that whether you are a career professional or business owner you must have a comprehensive Strategic Success Plan. In part 1 of Do You Know How to Improve Your Career or Business Image, I indicated that having a Personal Development Plan is a lifelong process and yes it is part of your comprehensive Strategic Success Plan™.

A Personal Development Plan is a way for you to assess your skills and qualifications, consider your aspirations in life and set goals in order to realize and maximize your career or business potential.

Do_You_Know_How_to_Improve_Your_Career_or_Business_Image–_Part_2I believe that image is everything whether it career or business, just as results are everything in 2015.

I have found that when it comes down to “image” in business, the first perception to deal with is not that of your customers, but your own.

As a business owner, you know the type of image you enjoy seeing in other professionals, and needless to say, customers also want that same excellence in your image, products and services. [Continue reading…]

Do You Know How to Improve Your Career or Business Image? – Part 1

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I believe that whether you are a career professional or business owner you must have a comprehensive Strategic Success Plan (as defined in my Amazon Best Seller: Fit, Fine & Fabulous in Career, Business & Life). Your comprehensive Strategic Success Plan must include your personal development plan for career success and/or business growth. Having a […]

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New Attitude – New Successes – New Year – Part 3

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 In part 1 of New Attitude – New Successes – New Year, I recommended that you make 2015 different. Start by: 1) defining what success looks like for you; 2) taking one step at a time; 3) changing (modifying, improving or transforming) your lifestyle; and 4) developing a new attitude!

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