TIP: Start by printing this simple Career Zones one-pager.
Scores of mid-career, high-performing women in corporate roles in 2019 shared the three categories they considered the primary factors in advancing their careers: skillset, mindset, and guide-set.
If you're interesting in advancing your career today or ten years away, determine where you are in terms of your current career by thinking through the questions in the Career Zones Worksheet.
Why is it important to complete this page? Because stepping back and planning your career can no longer be an annual or semi-annual activity. Your daily thoughts, choices, behaviors, and actions are what create your brand and your influence.
The action you can take today to improve your career is to document your present position for the three career zones. Depending on how much you want to think about this, it should be a ten to twenty minute activity. Aim for ten minutes.
This week's question is, "Do you have any tips about working through the Career Zones worksheet?"
The worksheet discussed in the article How to Evaluate Your Career at 30,000 Feet (Plus Free Career Zones Worksheet) goes over the three aspects of your career Skill set, your Mindset, and your Guide-set.