This week in an interview the host asked me what were the three things I wanted listeners to remember. This is what I gave her:
1. Expect Change. The workplace is going to remain volatile and unpredictable. Our only choice is to decide how we will respond. If you make those decisions in advance you will reduce the uncertainty and vulnerability.
2. Look inward for your best ideas and solutions. 85% of the process of having confidence about your career direction comes from looking inward first. Define your unique skills and abilities – then 15% of the process is the application.
3. You are not in a “recession” unless you think you are. The old Henry Ford adage is true – “Whether you think you can or think you can’t; either way you’re right.