my service history includes active duty with Army bands during the VietNam era and National Guard bands and support units in post 9-11. My primary...
I have a prior career as a musician and teacher as well as more recently forming my own company to pursue real estate development for which I finally sold my last property almost a year ago? I'm not looking for a typical time punch job but something that will allow me to use my creative side as well as practical business skills. I would prefer to find someone in my area on the Treasure Coast or Palm Beach area of Florida but am flexible in this regard
Retired USNA grad and US Navy submariner who is a Certified Distinguished IT Architect by The Open Group and currently identifying and proposing IBM software...
Hi David, I think you'd enjoy and find very helpful the book Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life by Burnett and Evans. I've given this book to my kids and used it with my mentees to help them apply proven design techniques (the approach is called Design Thinking - the problem solving methodology IBM uses) to their own lives. And everyone to whom I've given or recommended it has really enjoyed it and found it helpful. The authors teach a very popular course at Standard on the same topic - helping students identify what they want to do with their lives. The book is very well written - very interesting, full of example stories, and very concrete exercises that progressively build on each other as you 'design' your life.
GLOBAL CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE LEADER with a strategy, marketing, communications, and stakeholder influence background benefiting healthcare, travel, hospitality, CPG, retail, financial services, telecom, learning, technology, transport,...
David...thank you for your service. Couple things:
1) If you're not seeking to continue in real estate, think about removing the headline saying that's your intent
2) Establish a presence on LinkedIn (if you haven't done so) and communicate the same intent you have here
3) If not already done so, capture the feelings (vs. functions) you hope to achieve in a future capacity (e.g., joy, comfort, satisfaction), then create a parallel list of what work functions enabled those feelings to be realized. Include the outcome of this exercise in any profile you create, e.g. LinkedIn.
4) Finally, put out a proactive request via LinkedIn, through your military connections, and any other affiliations you have: "Seeking opportunities that will allow me to help organizations succeed by optimizing my strengths (include) ... and me to optimize these personal aspirations (include identified feelings).
Hope all this might lend I sight to how you proceed; best wishes for success!
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