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Thinking Like the CEO of Your Own Career: Goal-Setting, Advancing and Avoiding Career Derailers 6/27/07. Janet Bickel Career and Leadership Development Coach Faculty Career and Diversity Consultant. Critical Career Knowledge Areas. know what (scientific/clinical expertise)

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Thinking Like the CEO of Your Own Career: Goal-Setting, Advancing and Avoiding Career Derailers6/27/07

Janet Bickel

Career and Leadership Development Coach Faculty Career and Diversity Consultant

critical career knowledge areas
Critical Career Knowledge Areas
  • know what (scientific/clinical expertise)
  • know why you are doing what you’re doing (goals, values)
  • know whom (manage key relationships, build community)
  • knowhow (negotiation skills, political savvy)
  • know when (adaptable, take risks)
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Reflecting on what fuels you

  • What do I want to devote myself to? Accomplish? Become?
  • What brings me to life? What am I most enthusiastic about?
  • What do I value most highly?
  • When does life feel the most meaningful?
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Promotion: Rigidly defined

  • Advancement: Undefined
  • Success: Self-defined spending time on what's most important to you
professional development worksheet
Professional Development Worksheet
  • For each of your areas of effort (eg teaching, research, clinical) specify:
  • Last year’s goals and accomplishments
  • This year’s goals
  • What resources, collaborators, new skills and time do you need?
  • What competing commitmentsinterfere? How can you address?
  • What is your learning agenda?
buzz groups please find a partner and discuss these questions
Buzz Groups: please find a partner and discuss these questions
  • What does your calendar say about your goals?
  • How can you improve your focus on what’s most important to you—and what’s rewarded by your organization?
critical career knowledge areas9
Critical Career Knowledge Areas
  • know what (scientific/clinical expertise)
  • know why you are doing what you’re doing (goals, values)
  • know whom (manage key relationships, build community)
  • knowhow (negotiation skills, political savvy)
  • know when (adaptable, take risks)
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Becoming Politically Savvy

  • *Learn about the systems you work in
  • *Recognize when you’re relying on a “story” or snap judgments--ask more questions
  • *Learn how value is created and translate that knowledge into action
  • *Anticipate conflicts and make constructive use of them
  • *Get comfortable letting others know about your work and what you care about
  • *Do not internalize negative politics!
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How do you relate to

authority figures?

• resent?

• need to please?

• over-depend?

• defer to?

• avoid?

• or do you effectively partner with?

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Managing “Up” means

developing a pattern of interaction with your boss that produces the best results.

Seek to understand her:

  • “Big picture” ie, goals, priorities, pressures
  • Preferences re communications

NB: You don’t need to like your boss

managing up includes
Managing “Up” includes

*building trust

*communicating effectively

*addressing boss’s priorities

*anticipating other points of view

*agreeing to disagree when necessary

*standing up to a bully

political skills
Political skills
  • Harder for women and minorities to acquire:
    • *less likely to be mentored
    • *often miss out on “hallway” conversations and golf games
    • *norms of recognition and achievement sustain men’s drive but not women’s
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He’s assertive

He’s authoritative

He’s good at details

He’s open

He follows through

He’s decisive

He’s confident

They’re networking

They’re debating

She’s pushy

She’s bossy

She’s picky

She’s unsure

She doesn’t know when to quit

She’s vindictive

She’s conceited

They’re chitchatting

They’re catfighting

don t assume your work speaks for itself
Don’t assume your work speaks for itself
  • Timidity is like waiting to be asked on a date
  • Keep your boss updated
  • Recognition attracts new opportunities
  • Articulate how your productivity and success benefit your institution and profession
negotiation is
Negotiation is…

a communication process aimed at getting what you want at the least cost while also strengthening the relationship.

Negotiation skills include:

*thorough preparation

*analytic and intuitive listening

*identifying common goals

and mutual gains

*persuasion

*building relationships

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Women also tend to:
  • underestimate their worth
  • too rule-oriented
  • take disagreements personally
  • fold too readily
  • when nervous, talk too much or shut down
  • give in to bullies and “ambushes”
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Womendo not initiate negotiationsas frequently as men--or fare as well

  • Negotiators take harder line against women, making worse first offersand pressuring women to concede more
  • Women often out of the loop when important issues decided
  • “Likeability problem”: assertive women are less well-liked
  • Source: Babcock, Linda. Women don’t ask: negotiation and the gender divide. Princeton U Press, 2003.
resilient people
Possess the capacity to be robust under conditions of enormous stress and change

Have a big advantage because:

‘success’ never been so fragile

momentum not the force it was

getting ‘better’ not enough if also need to get ‘different’

must anticipate and adjust to deep new trends

Resilient people:
resilience depends on
cognition: free of denial, arrogance, nostalgia

strategies: experimenting with alternatives, simultaneous projects, building community

risk-taking: avoiding safe ruts, inventing options

spirit: living your values

reflection and renewal: giving yourself “green” time

Resilience depends on:
top 15 derailers of careers of leaders managers
Top 15 Derailers of Careers of Leaders/Managers
  • lack of emotional intelligence
  • not reflecting on what drives you
  • not producing results
  • seeking job security
  • unable to adapt to change
  • failing to build an effective team
  • lack of integrity/ethics
emotional intelligence eq
Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
  • --To be aware of & understand my own & other’s emotions
  • --To use my awareness to effectively manage myself in relationship
  • In many performance areas, EQ matters TWICE as much as technical expertise or IQ
  • The more complex the work, dependent on others to get the job done, and degree of stress, the more EQ matters
career derailers cont
Career Derailers [cont.]
  • Avoids risks, stays in comfort zone
  • Isolated
  • Arrogant/Defensive
  • Betrays trust
  • Overdepends on one boss or mentor
  • Overdepends on a single skill
  • Politically naive
  • Ignores feedback
keeping your aspirations alive
Build your community

Take risks: experiment with and invent options

Live your values

Set aside time for reflection and renewal [“green” time]

Feed your creativity

Keeping your Aspirations Alive:
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Career development is like long-distance hiking:Muscles: basic skills Boots: self-efficacy Map: advancement “how- tos”Walking stick: supportsTrail guide: mentorsPack: responsibilities

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“She wins, you win”

  • Support each other!
  • Address conflicts
  • De-personalize negative politics
  • Create a strong network of allies
  • Build bridges to
    • the next generation