My career metaphor

The way you  define or see your career shapes your career outcomes. The common metaphor for careers is that they are ladders. With a ladder there is only one way to get to the top and it’s either you are going up or down the ladder. The other big problem with ladders is that youContinue reading “My career metaphor”

…of achievements and connections

We had a brief discussion with collegues a few days ago. The question that was asked was how do people in your organisation get promoted? Is it based on achievements or on connections?  Anyone keen on progressing their career needs to have an answer to this question. Have an honest analysis of the various people thatContinue reading “…of achievements and connections”

Speak Out

I have seen many well qualified women being passed for promotions they deserved. The main reason being they are waiting for someone usually their boss to offer them the position. It is very important for women especially to manage their career development actively not passively. Speaking out and expressing our career goals is very important.Continue reading “Speak Out”