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Creating a Pathway to Your Dream Career by Tom Kucharvy

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CHAPTER 6

Crafting Your Career Goals and Your Professional Brand

Steps 3 Through 10

Don’t compete, Find what’s uniquely yours

—Arsenio Hall (when asked how he planned to compete in the crowded late-night television market)

Find out who you are and do it on … purpose.

—Dolly Parton

Key Points

Identify a range of potential careers that apply your skills to your passions, and narrow them down to a few potential dream and safety careers.

Identify leverage points around which skills and passions can be applied in different ways, to different fields.

Begin developing deep knowledge and skills in these areas by working intensely on self-directed projects.

Craft and continually tune your unique professional brand around your skills, passions. ...

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