CHAPTER 5

What Do You Bring to the Table? What Is Your Destination?

You’ve got to be careful if you don’t know where you’re going, ’cause you might not get there.

—Yogi Berra, former American Major LeagueBaseball catcher, outfielder, and manager

If you are clear about what you want, the world responds with clarity.

—Loretta Staples, a graphic, exhibit and interaction designer

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TIP 5-68 Conduct a self-assessment.

Now that you are out of school or ready to change careers, what do you want to be? Whether you have just graduated, are ready to choose a different career, or simply find yourself unexpectedly unemployed, it is helpful to conduct a self-assessment ...

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