Goal setting is important in any area of life where you want success, and this includes career change planning. There are people who will avoid setting goals because either they think they can never achieve what they really want, or because they think they are no good at setting goals. The truth is that neither of these is true. Anyone is capable of achieving what they want, as long as they have the physical capacity, and anyone can learn how to set achievable goals. If it has not worked for you in the past, that may be because your goals have been unclear or unrealistic.
Most times, people make the mistake of choosing goals because they saw these goals being achieved by others without putting in mind the approach and mindset that the other person actually put into achieving that goal. However, the truth is that what works for one person doesn’t necessarily work for the other. You need to realize your incentive for pursuing this action. Knowing that will help you to stay focused and basically stop at nothing in achieving that objective. A good way to ascertain your goals is to perform what we call a perspective test.
Leaders are authentic and self-aware. They continuously work to build a unique and different brand. Managers, on the other hand, copy what others do. A leader is willing to take the risk and fail in the trial; they know that with every fail they are closer to master the path to reach the goal. Managers are in constant control, avoiding risk that can lead to fail.
People these days also seek for therapies that are direct and time –limited and existential therapy sessions can be a lengthy process as some clients are not well versed in verbal communications or are not as expressive as some people thus making very few people to opt existential therapy as their choice. (book 4) It is also one of the biggest limitations of this therapy if a client is reluctant or unable to get involved in deep self-exploration or critical thinking of the values and meaning in their life. This is because they have very little choices as their environment restricts them from making a change in the direction of their lives. Despite being one of the most influential theory, the attention toward existential theory has declined over the years as there was more emphasis on the accountability of the treatment and growth of structured and empirically supported theories such as
In conclusion I agree with the finding of this Leadership Quiz because for anyone to be successful we have to constantly develop our leadership skills regardless of our position, career, age or position. Effective leaders give positive outlook, transform team, motivate people to achieve their set objectives, take on roles, reward and provides support and motivation. The resources recommended are extremely useful and I see them as a learning tool to determine success for a myself and my team. When effective leaders are apart of an organization the team will be successful. Hence, I am never too late to experience change and learn or improve even in my area of expertise because we own our destiny and our actions will improve and others
People feel that some careers or dreams are impossible or unlikely to be completed. They assume they are incapable of reaching their dreams due to their social status and give up trying. For example, someones American dream could be to own a store, but since they don 't know the language spoken, they quit, which might discourage them from continuing. It sometimes feels like everyone has an assigned role to play, and working against it is arduous. Many people that want to achieve their goals aren 't taken seriously as a result of how they dress and where they live.
However, they don’t understand the fact that they are putting themselves in a pressure, where they have to make a decision. A decision, that is not only time consuming, but takes too much effort to deal with it. To have more choices only misleads people towards a higher expectation and that expectation can never
However, when we learn to read the situation and risks, we would be ready to the next level of challenges. Everywhere and every time can be a good place for learning. It could be from internet, newspaper, and even other people’s experience. Furthermore, you are opened for biggest chance to gain the successful goal planning. There is no more reason to give up early since your power is more than you could imagine.
Making Career decisions is one of the most major problems of people who are beyond 16 years of age. It is very hard to make a decision, but people sometimes tend to rush just to get through the problem. Most likely, the decision they have made was based on their emotions. Because they did not think about it, they just got carried away. In making decisions, it is better to be Rational rather than Emotional.
Chapter I Introduction Being yourself is hard to do for people nowadays because there are some things that stop them to show who they really are. My question is that it is really that hard to be yourself that makes you pretend to be a person that you are not. Every person has their own uniqueness in terms of personality, lifestyle, attitude and way of thinking. Why you should pretend to be someone else? Is that you are afraid to be judged or you want to accept by other people?