Do I have weaknesses that threaten my current employment?"
Or more importantly, "Do I have the skills needed to get promoted so I can NOW step into my next role?"
The world of busiess and myiad opportunities for you. But you first have to map out what you want to do and who you want to be.
SKILL MAPPING is a powerful way to flesh out your CURRENT and FUTURE ROLES on the stage of work and life. And it's a way of knowing what skills you have and what skills you need. In HR speak, we call it competency modeling.
It's also a way to clarify your character. — to illuminate the moral and ethical virtues important to your personal growth.
It's a way of clarifying how you want to have impact and it's designed to help you priortize and find your sense of purpose.
By applying the six-step process detailed in his book, you map a way to accelerate your career, to accerate your growth.
I hope rather than just giving you a dull bio, that you don't mind my sharing a bit of philosophy.
It was Walt Disney who once said, "If you can dream it, you can do it." But that's only true if you got skills. NO GREAT DREAM IS EVER ACHIEVED WITH YOUR CURRENT INVENTORY OF SKILLS.
It’s also important to understand this simple truth of organizational life, “Your Strengths Get you Hired —Your Weaknesses Get you Fired.” To make your dreams real — even to simply stay employed — you must continually upgrade your skills. And if you can do that, you can reach your dreams.
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Murray Johannsen is Founder and President of Legacee. He guides the development programs offered through the Legacee, Legacee Academy, and LegaceePrime sites. These sites focus on growing the skills needed to Change Your World by providing the timeless skills universities typically ignore, but that corporations always want for those on the fast track to the top. Typically, these aren’t technical skills, but the managerial and leadership skills necessary for creativity and innovation.
Besides running the Legacee suite of learning programs, he teaches as an adjunct professor and management instructor at: UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles); Korea University (Seoul, Korea), and California Lutheran University (Thousand Oaks, California). Murray also has a B.S. in Pharmacy, an MBA from the University of Iowa; and a M. A. in Psychology from Harvard University.