A DIY guide to career growth
From Kellogg Insight
Given today’s corporate environment of flat organizations with tight budgets, the first thing cut—even before brand advertising—is career development. To add insult to injury, bosses are too worried about their own hides to worry about yours.
With that in mind, you should adopt a do-it-yourself attitude. Based on his experience, Professor Carter Cast developed DIY action steps to help you take charge of your career. Scroll through the illustrated slideshow above or read them below.
Develop goals and performance objectives.
You can’t get to where you’re going if your destination is unclear. It’s your job to plot your goals and lay out your success metrics.
Solve for blind spots.
Get feedback from everyone around you whenever you get the chance: your boss, your peers, and your subordinates. After key presentations and meetings, ask, “How did that go? What could have been done better?”