The Career Catapult
Shake-up the Status Quo and Boost Your Professional Trajectory
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We live in an evolving economic environment, one in which job security and career certainty are distant memories. The old rules for navigating the turbulent waters of employment just don’t apply anymore. In the face of these ongoing changes, it’s easy to become fearful and discouraged.
In The Career Catapult, innovative career consultant Roopa Unnikrishnan shows you how to gaze into this uncertain future and shape it to your advantage–regardless of your current position in the job hierarchy.
Leaping into a revised career trajectory requires quick and purposeful movement. In The Career Catapult, Roopa offers five essential disciplines that will catapult you along the fast track:
Dig Deep to Soar: Examine your skills and resources to accurately assess your marketplace value.
Stalk Innovations and Trends: Explore the context in which you can offer your value.
Jolt Your Network: Use your assets, including networks that can drive significant value.
Prototype Possibilities: Free yourself to imagine. Visualize the full array of possibilities and test-drive them. Find ways to don the mantle of the new role
Go Extreme: Is your desired future achievable? Yes! Take that confident leap into your future.
"I was so impressed with The Career Catapult, that I couldn't put it down. It's intriguing, insightful, useful, and very readable."--Jon R. Katzenbach, renowned leadership consultant and author of best-selling books The Wisdom of Teams and Real Change Leaders