Building a successful career can be a challenging and an overwhelming process at times, but it doesn’t have to be. We’ve compiled a list of our top 10 articles to help you take control of your career development starting today.
Whether you’re just starting out in your career, or you’re looking to take the next step, these articles will provide you with the tools and strategies you need to succeed.
Ready to start building your career toolkit today? Let’s get started:
1. HOW TO BE IN CONTROL OF YOUR DEVELOPMENT
Learnership, put simply, is the skill of learning. This includes identifying and pursuing quality learning opportunities and taking charge of your own learning. Learnership means choosing learning paths that align with your unique interests, and selecting the skills, habits, and content that will support your evolution. Interested in learning more about how you can be in control of your development? Be sure to read the full article.
2. WHAT IS LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT?
Leadership development is any training, development, or education that supports employees in becoming the best they can be. The following will provide some helpful information on what leadership development is, why you should care about it no matter who you are, and one specific framework you can use for developing leaders.
3. THE AMA LA VIDA “LAID OFF TOOLKIT”
If you are experiencing a period of transition due to layoffs, the process can feel overwhelming. We’ve collected a list of resources to help guide you through the process. Be sure to read the full article and see what resources can help you today.
4. HOW YOU CAN BE A GOOD LEADER TODAY (REGARDLESS OF TITLE)
Leadership is not just about a title or role, but rather a mindset and the ability to make an impact on others by treating them with respect and dignity, making them feel appreciated and seen, and helping them to grow and become better people. To read more about what makes a good leader (hint: it’s more than a title), you can click on the link to the full article.
5. 3 STEPS TO HELP YOU PREPARE FOR DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS
Difficult conversations can be uncomfortable for us all. Often, they are avoided due to a fear of conflict, uncertainty about authority, and a desire to maintain the status quo. However, research shows that handling conflict carefully can lead to improved teamwork, reduced risk of new issues arising, and more creative ideas. Here are three ways to learn more about how to approach and prepare for difficult conversations
6. A FEW SELF-CONFIDENCE TIPS WHEN YOU’RE FEELING DOWN
Self-confidence, simply put, is your perception of YOU – what you think and how you feel about the constellation of talents, skills, abilities, experiences, personality, etc. that are uniquely you. Here are 10 tips to help improve your self-confidence when self-doubt arises.
7. CAREER ADVANCEMENT MADE EASY
Career advancement can be difficult and stressful for many people, as it may involve seeking promotions or transitioning into new roles with increased responsibilities or different skill sets. However, there are five key activities that can help alleviate these stressors and facilitate you reaching your goals. To learn more about these activities, click on the link to the full article.
8. HOW TO REACT TO NOT RECEIVING AN INTERNAL ROLE WITH GRACE
When you don’t land that internal promotion, there can be a range of emotions that bubble up. After giving yourself time to be with those emotions, it’s important to take a step back to reflect big picture. Here are some key questions to think about that can help you react with grace if you don’t receive that promotion.
9. TIPS TO HELP FIRST-TIME MANAGERS LEAD WITH PURPOSE
Being a manager for the first time can be intimidating, but by leading with purpose, you can be a successful leader, and gain the respect of your team and others in the organization. Discovering your purpose and crafting a leadership vision can help guide you as you take on your first leadership role. Click to read to learn more about how you can do this.
10. HOW TO ACE YOUR FIRST TEAM MEETING AS A NEW MANAGER
As a new manager, it can be overwhelming to lead your first staff meeting and share all the information with your team. Here are three tips you can use to have an amazing first staff meeting, and set the tone for the culture you want to build with your team.
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