Crafting a Successful Career:
8 Principles for Winning in a Challenging World
YOU REALIZE YOU WILL NEVER BE CEO.
IS SUCCESS NOW BEYOND YOUR REACH?
This book is for the rest of us-the 99-plus percent who have no illusions of leading the band, those of us who never wanted to be the CEO, who aren’t willing to make the sacrifices necessary to win the corporate sweepstakes but who still want to maximize our careers within boundaries we created.
Using a step-by-step approach, discover a strategy to craft a successful career, maximize your success and win in a way that is meaningful for you. The author begins his roadmap with a challenge for you to create your own definition of success-the only definition that matters.
Chapter One: Principle 1 – Define Success for You
Chapter Two: Principle 2 – Get a Job
Chapter Three: Principle 3 – Find a Mentor
Chapter Four: Principle 4 – Become the Best Technical Person You Can Be
Chapter Five: Principle 5 – Create Your Network
Chapter Six: Principle 6a – Sponsorship Part I – Understand What It Is
Chapter Seven: Principle 6b – Sponsorship Part II – Learn to Generate Influence
Chapter Eight: Principle 7 – Perform WELL!
Chapter Nine: Principle 8 – Put Together Your Plan B and Your Plan C
Chapter Ten: Develop Character Qualities and Attitudes
Chapter Eleven: Caution – Beware of Boredom, Freedom, and Your Lens
Chapter Twelve: What Is Guaranteed If You Do All These Things?
Chapter Thirteen: A Final Thought For The 01 Percent I Didn ’t Address
About the Author