What is included with this book?
YOUR BEST ROUTE TO CAREER SUCCESS
CREATE A PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN YOU OWN AND CONTROL!
Take control of your career by taking control of your own learning and development! Nobody will do it for you anymore: you have to do it yourself. Start now, and you’ll be miles ahead of everyone who’s still waiting for help!
Driving Career Results brings together all the tools, ideas, plans, and techniques you’ll need. World-class HR expert Linda Brenner has helped tens of thousands of businesspeople succeed. Now, she helps you assess your personal strengths and opportunities, and then systematically improve in a manageable, practical way.
Brenner offers expert tips for leveraging strengths and improving development areas in areas such as judgment, problem-solving, creativity, trust, influence, teamwork, planning, business acumen, customer focus, grit, technical savvy, communications, collaboration, integrity, accountability, curiosity, innovation, courage, and more. You’ll learn where to start, what to prioritize, how to commit to a personal plan of action…and how to make it happen!
Are you waiting around for someone to “develop” you? You may be waiting a long time. Nowadays, you’re in the driver’s seat of your own career, whether you know it or not. Corporations don’t have the time and energy it takes to truly help you learn and improve. It’s all on you.
Driving Career Results shows you how to drive your own development…simply, effectively, and at virtually no cost.
Whether you’re targeting a more challenging, higher-paying role or your very first job, this book is for you. (And if you’re an HR leader, this book will help you implement self-directed development in your organization!) Step by step, Linda Brenner helps you:
Whatever your career goals are, there’s only one way to get where you want to be: drive your own learning and development!
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Table of Contents:
Introduction: Driving Your Own Development
Create a Plan
Best Practices for Development Planning
Competency: Demonstrates Thinking and Judgment
Behavior 1. Is a Problem Solver
Behavior 2. Embraces and Applies Creativity
Behavior 3. Makes Objective Decisions
Behavior 4. Finds, Creates and Leverages Data
Behavior 5. Takes Calculated Risks
Competency: Engages and Develops People
Behavior 1. Builds Trusted Relationships
Behavior 2. Influences Others
Behavior 3. Promotes Teamwork
Behavior 4. Motivates Others
Behavior 5. Selects Talent
Behavior 6. Develops Others
Competency: Delivers Results
Behavior 1. Demonstrates Business Acumen
Behavior 2. Champions Customer Focus
Behavior 3. Plans and Organizes
Behavior 4. Sets and Drives Priorities
Behavior 5. Overcomes Obstacles
Behavior 6. Demonstrates Technological Savvy
Competency: Communicates Effectively
Behavior 1. Writes Effectively
Behavior 2. Develops and Delivers Compelling Presentations
Behavior 3. Tailors Interpersonal Approach
Behavior 4. Shares Information
Behavior 5. Adopts a Cross-Cultural Mindset
Behavior 6. Collaborates Across Boundaries
Competency: Visionary Leadership
Behavior 1. Challenges Norms Appropriately
Behavior 2. Manages Courageously
Behavior 3. Navigates Ambiguity
Behavior 4. Creates Culture of Innovation
Competency: Personal Excellence
Behavior 1. Demonstrates Integrity
Behavior 2. Relishes Accountability
Behavior 3. Exhibits Intellectual Curiosity
Behavior 4. Develops Self