CHAPTER 28Crafting Your Own STAR Mindset

What to Expect: Now that you have learned all the attributes of the STAR, it’s time to build your own house, from foundation to frame to exterior. This chapter helps you create a career blueprint that develops the 25 attributes of the STAR.

Write your goals in concrete and your plans in sand.


Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

—Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

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Go to and take the STAR post-assessment on the Young Professional’s Guide Resources page. This will provide you with insights into attributes you excel in and others that need improvement.

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