Map is very important when you want to go somewhere. Nowadays there is already a GPS, a digital map that will help you determine a route to achieve your intended place. Do you know that your career life also need a map? With a career map, you will achieve your goals more quickly, well planned and can avoid the obstacles.
Here are some tips for you to create your own career map.
Measure your effectiveness
Measure the ability and expertise currently available on yourself, and consider what you need to do to improve your skills. What should you learn to improve your career opportunities.
Determine the period of time in achieving your goals, short-term to make the target something that could be achieved within 90 days. If you already have a time frame, you need to make the pieces smaller.
Create detailed steps to achieve them
Make a list of steps that need to do to achieve what you want. Try discussing with your spouse or best friend that action needs to be done to help you achieve your goals. Record the actions in chronological order and create a deadline date of completion.
Identify critical barriers to achieving your career goals. Obstacles and challenges is not something scary if you know how to handle it. The challenge will be beneficial to get the best out of yourself.
List of resources
Make a list of resources that can support you to achieve your dreams. These resources include key people with the skills required, additional training, networking or even financial resources. Find the right person who can be your mentor until you achieve the success.
Please pray to God is pleased for any plans you have made. Ask God to give long-term perspective about career and also God’s plan for you.
Action into a career map requires a commitment, a strong motivation and faith. Praying will help you be effective in every action you make.