2020 is the year in which I'm focusing on Exponential Value and Visibility. A huge part of being able to achieve this is transforming my vision and theme into actionable and achievable goals. One of my first goals was to make sure my online presence was consistent and communicated my value. You can follow my journey to live my vision here.
LinkedIn has been amazing for me over the last few years. I mention how investing time, energy, and resources into my LinkedIn...
Wherever you are in your career - how well positioned are you?
Beyond technical skills and the obvious of course.
To get a job and keep it, you need more than technical skills.
In October 2019 I was asked to be part of a panel on career positioning in the digital age alongside representatives from the largest banks and financial institutions in Nigeria including Ecobank.
Before the panel, I was given the opportunity to present my thoughts on the most important skills for CFA (Chartered...
Since my full-time working for other company days, I have always tried to use themed days. When I worked with a team, I would set aside specific days for different teams and administrative tasks. My team knew I only had HR and people related conversations on Wednesday unless it was urgent. Themed days allow me to keep on top of all recurring parts of my business and different projects. Over the last year, I have tried to do the same. I plan to update my 2020 Week based...
Since 2017 I have invested over $50k into my personal and professional development
So, I was initially shocked (and scared to share this) when I calculated the numbers, but I was really curious and inspired by a coach I have worked with who has done something similar. I invested a little over $25k in mostly coaching and consulting related education and business development if I remove the $30k I spent on my leadership-focused MBA.
So far, I have invested in:
Have you ever taken a second to think about what you like and don't like?
Most of us have not and it is a great place to start to build your self-awareness. Once you write down your likes and dislikes you are in a better position to start to find opportunities that align with your preferences.
Download this worksheet to help you get started.