Even though you are accomplished in many other areas in your life, achieving this goal has been elusive. This circumstance is one of the key reasons why coaches exist. The right coach can make the difference between continuing to try and ultimately reaching your goal.
There is good thinking about the effectiveness of culture, the importance of community, and the benefits of branding. But, none of this work gets to the root cause of why organizations are not as successful as they can be.
I always knew I wanted to write -- and more specifically -- for a magazine. My dad is a travel journalist, so from a young age I saw the excitement, passion and fun involved with creating something from scratch.
Managing your career in 2012 is a bit like piloting a boat. In order to avoid being blown adrift by the winds of change, you have to adjust your sails, keep your eyes on the horizon, and proceed on your chosen course.
The longer you work, the more you will encounter working for younger managers. You can feel defensive and make others uncomfortable, or you can take some steps to make it easier on everyone, including yourself.
It's not exactly a news flash to me that job applications are now all digital. I had, after all, been on the other end of the process for years as a hiring manager. But things are very different when you are the applicant.