WITHOUT A MAP, ANY ROAD WILL GET YOU SOMEWHERE

By Bill Kaufmann, President of My Greener Future No one can design your Career Map for you.  In fact no one, including yourself, can foresee the ultimate direction your career will take.  What is a Career Map?  It’s a continuing review of where you think you want to go with your career against the steps… Continue reading WITHOUT A MAP, ANY ROAD WILL GET YOU SOMEWHERE

AMERICA IS THE LAND OF OPPORTUNITY, EXCEPT FOR THE UNPREPARED

By Bill Kaufmann, President of My Greener Future I had one of those AH-HA moments the other day that led to a question.  The question is:  “Why don’t we do something about it? Let me give you the list of precipitating facts and see if you can figure out a better answer. 15% of the… Continue reading AMERICA IS THE LAND OF OPPORTUNITY, EXCEPT FOR THE UNPREPARED

WHAT THE HECK IS A PURPLE SQUIRREL?

By Bill Kaufmann, President of My Greener Future The phrase “Purple Squirrel” is a book by that name written by Michael Junge.  The term refers to the “absolutely perfect” candidate for an open position, one who meets all of the exact qualifications desired by the hiring organization.  Why is it called a Purple Squirrel?  Because… Continue reading WHAT THE HECK IS A PURPLE SQUIRREL?

VISIONARIES ,TRANSLATORS and IMPLEMENTORS

By Bill Kaufmann, President of My Greener Future Every organization has 3 kinds of people:  Visionaries, Translators, and Implementers.  Where they are in the organization and how they interact with you is critical to your job search. First, a definition: Visionaries see over the horizon and set the direction of the unit or organization Translators… Continue reading VISIONARIES ,TRANSLATORS and IMPLEMENTORS