(Forbes.com) – What makes a successful professional? And what are the key behaviors, actions and thinking processes necessary to craft a career that is rewarding and meaningful and meets your needs and wants over the long arch of your professional life?
These are issues that executive and career coaches and leadership trainers like me grapple with each and every day. They are deep questions that defy simple answers or superficial “tactics.” But deep as they are, there are some basic fundamentals that every professional needs to master in order to succeed in and enjoy his/her professional life. From my experience as a corporate trainer in Fortune 100 companies and beyond, the vast majority of professionals today have not received the training, information, understanding or knowledge they need to ensure they’ll remain on a positive track and build a career that will be fruitful, productive and successful as the years go on. (read more)