Tag: career

Growing your business

I searched ‘how to grow your business’ and this came up from – entrepreneur.com.  I listed the 15 ideas to help you grow your business: Build a sales funnel Utilize a customer management system Research the competition Create a customer loyalty program Identify new opportunities…

Having the right tools… very important!

Early on in my career as a packaging engineer, the director of my team said to me, “without the right tools, how can we expect you to do your job?”.  This was over 5-years ago, but it still sits top of mind for me…

Contingency plan for your career

It can be natural to focus solely on our current careers and not think of alternative paths we may be forced to take if something happens to our current roles.  In today’s environment, in the corporate world, you may really want to think of…

Your career has great impact on your life

Here is career advice for the younger generation thinking about the next steps after high school or college.  The next 20-years of your life will be highly dependent on the choices you made early on in life.  It is never too early to start…

Going back to school

After undergraduate school, I immediately joined a startup pharmaceutical company as a chemist.  After several years, I joined a larger company that offered tuition reimbursement as a benefit.  I took advantage of the tuition reimbursement program, which I highly recommend to anyone who is…

Defining your perfect life – part II

On 05/04/18, I wrote a blog titled Defining your perfect life and described what I envision as a perfect life for me.  I split my life up into three different categories.  There is my career, which includes anything associated with my career path at work.  There is…

Generating results

Performance requires metrics.  If we talk about the performance of a 2018 Lamborghini Huracan Performante, we may look at its ability to generate 443 lb-ft of torque and 630 horsepower.  We might also look at its ability to reach 60 mph in 2.9 seconds…

Wheels spinning in place

Have you ever felt like your wheels are moving really fast, but you are simply not going anywhere?  Not too long ago, I felt this way and I felt I could not do anything about it.  The truth is, there was something I could…

Why growth is important

Growth is something we should be striving for in whatever we do, no matter if it is personal, business, education, etc…  As far back as I can remember, I have constantly looked for growth and I believe this is what sets me apart from…

Career finder

It is sometimes easier to know what you don’t want to do in life versus what you want to do in life.  I have quickly come to this realization in high school when I worked for a local grocery store stocking shelves.  At $6…

Pyramid of growth

Early on in your career you may have more opportunity to move around to different roles in your organization.  If you can imagine what a pyramid looks like, the base of the pyramid would represent the beginning of your career.  It is here where…

Performance review

It is important to me to review my performance monthly, quarterly, and yearly.  During these reviews, I am looking for my progress in my career, business, and personal life. Career My ultimate goal is to climb the corporate ladder as quickly as I can…