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Lunch & Learn: Spark Your Passion with BOLD Career Moves

  • 21 Mar 2014
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • St. David's Episcopal Church 301 E. 8th St. - Austin, 78701

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Spark Your Passion With BOLD Career Moves

NOTE: Register by March 17 to reserve a lunch.

Credit card users MUST pay in advance. If you are paying at the event, we can only take cash or check.

Program Description:

Feeling stuck and burned out is often a very human reaction to fear and repetition at work. We keep performing in the same ways, because we know what works. We are afraid because everything is changing around us, and we’re not sure of our place. We believe somehow our excellent performance will be noticed. And yet others -- sometimes inferior performers -- are given great new opportunities instead. 

The reality is this: disturbances in the system are noticed. Bold career moves, new ideas, inventive suggestions, uncommon thinking and risk-taking are all actions that get noticed and rewarded. Each one requires the spark of passion. These "sparks" fuel new programs, new methods, new practices, new measures, and new job positions. Most important, boldness can spark your own Career Passion® and help you grow to the next level. 

Join us for lunch, and learn:

  • Why playing it safe is the riskiest move of all
  • The true nature of creativity
  • How to turn common knowledge into uncommon wisdom
  • How to pre-sell your ideas so that they are automatically accepted
  • How to collaborate with your future boss
  • Sparking enthusiasm and support for your ideas
  • Turn a creative idea into a new career
The most important commitment you will ever make is to yourself and your career. Are you ready to spark your own Career Passion and make a bold new move?

Competencies for the Training & Development Profession:

  • Foundational: Personal / Interpersonal / Business Skills
  • Coaching

Click here for more about ASTD's Competency Model.

Be sure to consider the afternoon workshop: 

"Driving Your Training Career" offered 1:30 to 4:00. 

About the Speaker:

Catherine JewellCatherine Jewell is the Career Passion Coach and author of the book New Resume New Career, the only book of resumes just for career changers. 

Through her coaching and workshops, she has helped hundreds of business professionals find their Career Passions, create new business ventures, or find new jobs. She writes resumes, provides career testing, and helps with all phases of job seeking.

Catherine's corporate work includes contract training in the areas of Leadership, Communication and Presentation Skills for some of Austin's largest technology companies. Catherine is a member of the Austin ASTD chapter and host of its monthly Career Transitions SIG.

You can learn more about Catherine's services at www.CareerPassionCoach.com

 

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