Let people know that you're interested in these new areas, start making connections, asking to pitch in on projects, and be part of more conversations with your manager. Also, listen for what your team and the organization most needs—what problems can you
- After scanning for people and skills,…now it's time to hone in on specific opportunities…and platform-building activities to round out…your pivot portfolio.…Putting yourself out there can seem intimidating,…but there are many ways you can make yourself discoverable…in order to realize your vision.…And no, this doesn't mean that everyone…has to start a blog or build…a massive following on Instagram.…The key is making yourself discoverable.…Bluetooth is the magic technology…that pairs two devices without any cables,…such as your phone to your car or wireless speakers.…
Both need to be in discoverable mode in order to pair.…Pairing up in the career sense works the same way.…You'll have a much easier time navigating…between career moves if you're in discoverable mode,…which means putting your ideas out into the world…through your own platform or piggybacking…on an existing one.…Both require that you stand for something…and commit to sharing your unique ideas and expertise.…So far in the scan stage we discussed…who to connect with and what types of skills…
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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