Posts Tagged ‘career change’
Q&A – What was the biggest sacrifice you faced when changing career?
Question: What was the biggest sacrifice you faced when changing career? My original answer on Quora: With my most recent (and biggest) career change, the biggest sacrifice was leaving behind a Silicon Valley salary to start my own business. I was easily making a lot more money with a full-time comp package that included my…Read More
What is the point of an Invincible Career?
I talk about creating an “Invincible Career” a lot. I know. Sorry about that, but I can’t help it. I’m really passionate about the concept. You may be thinking, “What does that even mean? Why should I care? My job is rock solid, and it always will be.“ But… will it? Sooner or later, we all…Read More
New membership community and career course have launched!
I just launched my new career membership group that gives community members free access to my new course “Forging an invincible career and life” (a $297 value). If you’re interested in a group coaching experience with 52 weeks of challenges for less than $1/day, follow this link to learn more about the service and course.…Read More
10 signs that a layoff is coming
+1 bonus sign After working in Silicon Valley for over 23 years, I’ve been on all sides of the corporate layoff experience. More times than I care to admit. I’ve been in a small startup where the entire company was laid off after an acquisition. Every single one of us. Such a festive party atmosphere! I’ve also been at…Read More
Podcast interview – The Journey of Work
I was recently interviewed for The Manila Folder podcast. You can listen to the 30 min interview here. On this episode I sat down with Larry Cornett, Ph.D. and we talked about his work journey. Larry started his career at IBM and then moved over to Apple, while finishing his dissertation for a Ph.D. in…Read More
What stops you from taking action in your life?
How to overcome the biggest barrier to adopting successful habits How many times have you shared advice with someone only to have them say, “Pssht, is that all? Everyone knows that. It’s common sense.” But, I’m sure you’ve noticed that common sense does not naturally translate into common practice. During my decades-long career, I can’t…Read More
Unlock the hidden job market to boost your career growth
Find hidden jobs or keep competing with millions the old-fashioned way. You apply for a job, send your resume, but you never hear back. You may even make it to the interview stage, it seems like it went well, and then — crickets. You know that you have the skills to get in the door, but for…Read More
Are you focused on the expired opportunities in your life?
Maybe it’s time to let go One of the hardest decisions to make in life is whether you should continue to invest in something or cut your losses. We face this in our friendships, marriages, investments, entrepreneurship, and in our careers. When you try to get help with making your decision, you receive a wide range…Read More
Unlocking your unique flow state will make you bulletproof
It’s a big clue about what you should do When you are one of the best at what you do and you understand what it takes to get recognized for that, you get to call the shots in your life. Slowly but surely, your career will become bulletproof. You will always be in demand and you’ll…Read More
How to carefully plan your monumental career ascent
Maybe it has something to do with moving up into the Sierra Nevada mountains after spending over 20 years of my Tech career in Silicon Valley. But, I keep thinking about the similarities between successfully navigating a lifetime career and climbing a mountain. As you are just getting started, from a distance, the mountain looks…Read More