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7 EFFECTIVE PRINCIPLES TO OVERCOME IMPEDIMENTS TO YOUR CAREER GROWTH.

by Temitope Adegbonmire Real Estate Consultant & Motivational Speaker Delivered to the Management & Employees of Wemabod Estate, Lagos 10th September 2011

What Are the Impediments!


High Performance Goals /Expectations Set By Employer Quality of Our Educational System Lack of Knowledge and Skills Need To Satisfy Customers Cultural factors Poor Remuneration and Staff Welfare Limited Opportunities for Growth in An Organization Nigeria Factor..Corruption, Quota System Immediate Gratification High Cost of Living Competition Change and Innovation
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What to do to Grow Your Career.

You Must Discover Yourself and Understand Your Purpose

Discovering Yourself.
What is Your Purpose Purpose Leads To Vision You Need To Answer WHO AM I, WHY AM I HERE What Are Your Unique Skills/Gifts What Do You Enjoy Doing Best.Even Without Money What Are The Things You Do With Ease Do Your SWOT Analysis

What to do to Grow Your Career.

You Must Have A Workable Business Plan

Business Plan.

Identify What You Are Good At Have Your Vision Clearly Set Out Get Your Mission Right Articulate Your Objectives Have A Yearly Strategy Identify The Resources Required Execute and Review Your Strategy Measure Your Performance Your Plan Must be Written Down
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What to do to Grow Your Career.

You Must Be A Good Learner

What to do to Grow Your Career.

You Must Have the Right Knowledge and Skills

Acquiring Right Knowledge and Skills.


Need To Continuously Seek Knowledge Always Ask Questions Using: Why, When, How, What etc Seek To Know What Others Are Doing Dont Have Idle Time Read At Least A Book..Monthly, Quarterly etc Engage in At Least One professional or Educational Programmes Every Two Years Train Others on What You know/Succession Plan Join Related Associations Have A Mentor/Coach etc
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Success Secrets The Role of Your People Skills

Your bottom line (financial) success comes from:


Your Knowledge (15%)
Some experts estimate that 15% of your financial success comes from your skills and knowledge, while 85% comes from your ability to connect with other people and engender trust and respect.

Your People Skills (85%)

More information at 1000ventures.com: People Skills

What to do to Grow Your Career.

You Must Have Problems Solving Skills

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Process For Solving Problems.


Identify The Problems Correctly Identify Possible Causes of the Problem Engage The Right Stakeholders Identify Doable Solutions or Alternatives Select The Best Alternative Execute & Implement Lookback/Lessons Learned Decisions Must Be Taken At Very Stage

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What to do to Grow Your Career.

You Must Be Prepared To Market YourselfBranding

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Marketing Yourself
Good Sense Of Dressing Good Etiquettes Good Marriage Join Relevant Associations/Club/Religion Write Papers/Engage in Teachings Subscribe to International Magazine Good Performances Quality Delivery Quality Decisions Time Management Cost Management Change and Technology
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What to do to Grow Your Career.

You Must Let Some Values Become Your Way Of Life.

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Key Values Of Life


Professionalism Good Ethics & Governance Honesty & Openness Integrity Patience and Loyalty Delayed Gratification Good Relationship With People Around you Be Willing To Sacrifice Be Yourself , Be Humble Serve Others Rather Than Yourself No Matter Your Monthly Salary.. SAVE Entrepreneurial Skills Must Have Multiple Stream Of Income
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What to do to Grow Your Career.

TEN BEST PRACTICES BY LERE BAALE OF BSN

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BUILDING PERFORMANCE CULTURE


TEN BEST PRACTICES

#1 BE FOCUSED #2 ALWAYS VALUE THE BIG PICTURE #3 ADAPT THROUGH GLOCALIZATION #4 LEAD CHANGE #5 ENRICH COMMUNICATION

BUILDING PERFORMANCE CULTURE


TEN BEST PRACTICES

#6 HIGH PERFORMANCE INTEGRATED TEAM #7 ORGANIZE & BUILD A LEARNING CULTURE #8 WALK THE TALK #9 EMBRACE CUSTOMERS #10 SURROUND YOURSELF WITH TALENTS

Strategic Leadership
"I believe life is a series of near misses. A lot of what we ascribe to luck is not luck at all. It's seizing the day and accepting responsibility for your future. It's seeing what other people don't see And pursuing that vision." Howard Schultz: CEO of Starbucks

Momentum Requires A Paradigm Shift

Elephant

Cheetah

Old Big Paradigm Surviving without support


Safe and dependable Conservative in reaction

New Smart Paradigm Proactively seeking Change


Leading the way Take action, agile and nimble

To put it simply and starkly; if you dont get the people process right, you will NEVER fulfill the potential of your organization.
Larry Bossidy
Former CEO of Honeywell Author, Execution: The Art of Getting Things Done

There is no contest between the company that buys the grudging compliance of its work force and the company that enjoys the enterprising participation of its employees. ~ Ricardo Semler

THANK YOU FOR LISTENING

Temitope