Cultivate an open and well-groomed opportunity landscape

One of the things I get asked regularly when I am career coaching millennials just out of university is “How can I make a career plan when I am not really sure what I want to do as my dream job right before I retire?” Don’t worry, you are not alone. In fact, many people […]

Secrets of creating personal brand and making strong impressions

Big data CSC Blogs

You know what you want to do as your dream job, you have a plan with a few paths to get there, and you are building a world class network. Amazing! But when someone thinks of you, what first comes to mind? What is unique about you? What differentiates yourself from others? Or maybe you […]

Key habits of effective people: how to make progress and notice it

There is a great saying “don’t confuse activity with progress” from one of the greatest coaches to have lived, from one of my alma maters UCLA, John Wooden. When asked, he would say this is one of he most important reasons for his success as a coach. He won 10 NCAA National Basketball championships, 7 […]

Theory of box of chocolates or what does it mean to be “lucky”?

What does it mean to be lucky

“I know what you are thinking: “Did he fire six shots or five?” Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement, I’ve kinda lost track myself. But being this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean off, you’ve got to ask yourself one […]

As life happens, to plan or not to plan your career?

Public infrastructure asset management CSC Blogs

If you think about it, most of your day is a collection of plans. You may plan to take the dog for a walk, exercise, eat breakfast, drive to work, finish that overdue project, whatever. And then, life happens… The dog runs away, you get lost on your walk and it takes much longer than […]

Career plan: how to start and become successful?

Career plan

More often than not, I am asked for career advice. How did I get started? How did I get to where I am today? What can I do to have a strong career plan for myself? Given we are all back from summer vacations now and getting back to selling and growing CSC, I thought […]