My top 10 career development books
It is an almost impossible task to come up with a definitive list of my top ten career development books. However I set myself the task of choosing a list of books that met my following criteria.
My top ten career development books:
I have personally found them useful and inspirational ...
Do people use uncertainty as an excuse to do nothing in their lives? Is it tempting to say that because uncertainty exists in the world there is no point trying to plan for a future, and so best to do nothing and deal with what comes along?
Short answer. Yes!
I think one way to look at ...
Shift: Slow shift, fast shift, deep shift - Keynote Presentation to International Coaching Congress, Manly, Australia 2012
How coaches can enhance their practice using shift principles.
Fast Shift Slow Shift Deep Shift Coaching using the Chaos Theory of Careers presented by Dr Jim Bright
Coaching is about change and therefore we need to embrace the ideas of fast ...
The history of mankind can be understood through our reactions to complexity in the pre-machine, primitive machine, industrial and information technology eras.
In the the pre-machine era, complexity arose from our familiar surroundings and the challenge of feeding, nuturing and protecting ourselves and our groups. The immediacy of these challenges and the limited opportunities or hazards ...
Here is an article in the Australian Financial Review on Luck in Careers. How to get luck on your side in your career. It is about luck in careers, luck readiness, and luck and career success.
Click this link for the article.
Click this link if you want to take the Luck Readiness Inventory.
I want to share a resource I've been working on over the last week called the Edge of Chaos Posters. I've designed a couple of posters that try to illustrate the idea of the relationship between certainty and uncertainty.
I decided to select words that in some way illustrate the ideas of certainty and uncertainty, order ...
What does uncertainty mean to you? To many uncertainty is a threat to be avoided or overcome. To others it offers surprise and opportunity. For some it is both of these things depending upon the context.
Uncertainty has a love-hate relationship with planning. On the one hand uncertainty is one of the major reasons people make ...