Careers begin with a determination to get and hold a job: it is then up to everyone to grow within the workplace and through work-related interactions.
So it is a good idea to get a good fix on your approach to success as soon as you can.
If your are, then you must and will accept that making money is a life-long personal imperative and .
For everyone else, prospering remains mightily important, and you certainly don't have to be primarily Framework applies with only minor modifications to non-profit organizations and government agencies, where many of you will be working. to get employed and have a career in business. In any case, this
TOP Note: Although this Framework focuses on those of you who are - , references are systematically made to the other six , indicating likely experiences and relevant choices for you. Remember that you will probably have a primary and a secondary approach. It should be easier for you if you have a good sense of what they are and how they affect you.
This career process is not suited to highly entrepreneurial individuals. If you are indeed one of life’s natural entrepreneurs, you do not want a job at all—you want to own and control your own business. If successful, you will intuitively recognize and spontaneously observe the various principles to be outlined.
You might benefit from considering how to draw the best from your employees.
Applications of this developing a business might be more relevant for you.in relation to
If you are young, keen to make your mark and wondering what personal challenges lie ahead, you may be surprised by some of what you see here. Your task is to get to know yourself and the realities of employment. As the Framework as a whole covers your next 30-40 years, it may be overwhelming; so visit regularly to reflect and re-think.
You can compare what is written here to what it was like when you first entered the workplace. This framework will be useful if you want to:
This framework can be usefully in appreciating where the person you are helping is at, in their head and in their career. You may find particular value in the applications at the end dealing with team-working and leadership development. The important thing is to be realistic and avoid placing unreasonable expectations on people.
This Framework, important as it may be, is not the last word in career development.THEE contains other t2els and Frameworks relevant to both choosing and progressing within a career. If this topic is of particular interest to you, notify us; our priorities are shaped by user interests and feedback.
Start by getting your focus right: you are no longer «a person within society» but «an employee within a business».
If you wish, see the sequential challenges you must face in advance.
You can also jump to a synopsis of the career growth process.
Originally posted: July 2009