Index
abundance thinking 100
added-value you 16, 73–94, 192–3
Allende, Isabel 42
Anderson, Chris 206
assertiveness 85–7, 92, 94,
178, 193
automation 5–6, 11, 13, 189, 193
beacons of hope 15–18, 20, 190
behaviour 21–2, 29, 39, 178
beliefs 27, 34
editing 48, 51
empowering 29, 38
limiting 29, 36–7, 44–6, 59–60
resourceful 35–6, 38
blogs 70, 159
brain, the 33–4
as operating system 34
coding experiences 34
human, not reptile 82–3, 193
brands 174
see also personal brand
Bright, Dr Jim 75, 206
brilliant at the basics 141–2, 149,
152, 197
see also excellence
‘can do’ approach 76, 104
career 125–6
charter for success 57–8
flexible multiple 55–71
planning 61–3, 71
portfolio 124, 135
shifting 124, 135, 196
sustainable 60
career ladder 117
career paths 11
case studies
added value 88–9, 89–90, 90–1
changing career 10–11
corporate entrepreneur 146–7, 148,
148–9
creating job opportunities 109–10,
110–11, 111–12
flexible multiple career 64–6, 66–7,
67–9
journey satisfaction 130–1,
131, 132
mindset and mechanics 25–6, 37–8,
47–8
personal brand 179, 180, 181
Renaissance thinkers 165–6, 166,
167
INDEX208
Castaneda, Carlos 42
change 19, 56
checklist for success 189–201
choice 33, 82
coach/mentor 163–4, 170, 200
coffee cup, own the 145, 153, 198
cold calling 105–6
communications 14, 174–5,
183, 201
seven S’s 175
conditioning 118, 134, 195
see also mindset, thinking
confidence 113
connections 174, 199
see also networking
corporate entrepreneur 141–2, 144–5,
196, 197
corporate umbrella 137, 139–40
creativity 101–4, 115, 194
examples 103–4
CV (curriculum vitae) 3, 62, 69, 73,
93, 93
as personal advert 74
layout 74–5
readability 75
tailoring to job 74
see also portfolio
Da Vinci, Leonardo 156
Dean, James 42
drawing 161, 200
Earle, Joanne 75, 206
early adopters 18
email 143, 153, 182–3, 197
employees 11
employers
attitudes towards workforce 6–7
cost reduction 14
expectations 56
employment 58–60, 71
intrinsic worth 121, 135, 195
keeping record of you achievements
102, 114
measuring performance
140–1, 152
see also world of work
energy levels 81–2
enlightenment 129
entrepreneurial approach/spirit 11, 24,
62, 140, 165
see also corporate entrepreneur
excellence 71
at your job 61, 75–7, 141–2, 151
being remarkable 87–8, 94
standards 76–7, 88, 92, 193
exercise 59, 82, 113
Facebook 159
feedback 50, 146, 147, 154, 198
flexibility, need for 7, 11, 13, 16, 58, 76,
137, 189
future, seeing into the 164,
174, 200
globalisation 4–5, 11, 13, 189
Google 14, 60, 159
Hadfield, Sue 87, 206
Handy, Charles 124
happiness 123, 127
Hasson, Gill 87, 206
Hertzberg, Frederick 60
Human Resources 7
‘hygiene factors’ 60
instability 6, 11, 13, 14, 16, 189
IT revolution 5
job see employment
job applications
covering letter 112
follow-up calls 112
job description/package 108–9
job for life 3, 11, 189
INDEX 209
job hunting 59
see also opportunities
job title 172–3
Jobs, Steve 42
‘kaizen’ 144
leadership 142, 152, 197
learning 57, 63, 157–9
attending courses 163, 170, 200
connections and 160
study techniques 162
team 161–2, 170
Lees, John 206
Leonard, George 42
limiting beliefs 36–7
causes 44–6
LinkedIn 100
living in the present 120
looking after yourself 59–60,
81–2, 127
see also work–life balance
McCartney, Sir Paul 42
mechanics ix, 10, 23–4, 29,
31–66, 188, 190
mindset ix, 10, 21–3, 29, 39, 71, 151,
188, 190, 192, 196
being excellent at your job 61, 75–7,
141–2, 151
changing 46–8, 57–64
expectations 57
fixed 27
limiting 35, 36–7, 39, 44–6, 191
resourceful 35–6, 39, 41–4, 191
positive action 27
shifting 138–46, 152
see also behaviour, beliefs
money 60
networking 99, 99–101, 115, 194
note taking 159–60, 169, 199
operating system 34, 35
opportunities, job
automating 96–8, 114, 193
creating 62, 101–4, 115, 194
job description/package 108–9,
115, 194
key words 99
searching for 98–9, 114, 194
selling to employers 104–8
selling yourself 105
taking 33
uncertainty and 164
see also job hunting,
networking
outsourcing 56
passion 88, 119, 120, 126, 132, 134,
165, 178, 193, 195
losing 122–30
people skills 143, 153, 197
personal brand 24, 171, 198, 200
building 63, 146
personal compass 125-30, 134, 135,
196
career 125–6
contribution 129–30
finances 127–8
fun 129
mind/body 127
relationships 128–9
personal development 168
see also reading, Renaissance thinker
personal goals 57, 141, 176,
183, 201
personal strategy 176, 183, 201
planning 144, 153, 192, 198
portfolio 62, 114
career 124, 135, 196
see also CV
presentation style 69

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