In this video, learn why applying pivot as coaching or conversation framework is relevant to everyone, and not just managers.
- The career conversation that I regret…the most is the one I never had.…I was working at a startup company…and when I hit a plateau there, at 19 years old,…I was just too scared to talk to the…founder of the company about my development.…I couldn't see a growth path continuing…so I started conducting interviews for Google…in my car on lunch breaks.…All while I could have been…troubleshooting the job that I had.…I remember walking into the founder's office…and with my hands shaking holding a Starbucks cup I said…I, I, this is my two weeks notice.…
And he said okay pack your stuff and be out by Friday.…I regret that our first career…conversation was also our last.…Although it's beneficial for individuals in transition…Pivot is also a really simple way…to hold career conversations with members of your team…helping them expand within their role…and pivot internally when they're ready…for development opportunities instead…of looking for outside work.…Many coaching and management models…are obscured from the person sitting across from you…
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- Optimizing your current role
- Identifying your strengths
- Crafting a one-year vision of success
- Making connections to "friendtors" and one-off mentors
- Creating a skill-building game plan
- Identifying small experiments and stretch projects
- Embracing smart risks
- Mapping next moves to make a greater impact