• 3 steps to widen your career and business options
  • Alison Morgan
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3 steps to widen your career and business options

I love knowing that opportunities are boundless. We have the ability to create a life and career of our dreams; basically, we can be whatever we want to be.

Whether it’s the desire to launch your own business or work for a company in a particular role; widening your options to craft your career and lifestyle is a fabulous way to approach life.

Below are 3 steps to help make the most of your career and business options!

  1. Check in with Yourself

Consider what is important to you: your personal values, needs, motivations and passions.

Your chosen career takes up a significant portion of each day, so it’s particularly important to spend time checking in with yourself when planning your career direction.

Whether you’re just starting out in your career or considering taking a change in paths – examine your life values and general requirements of what’s needed for your chosen profession.

A realistic assessment of these areas is vital to creating an achievable career strategy. I’m all about creating realistic goals that can be achieved at a stretch. Getting out of your comfort zone, self evaluation and then determining next steps is an exciting time for creating career and lifestyle improvements.

This approach is highly likely to have a positive effect on your lifestyle, whilst also boosting your self-esteem and confidence. Other great news is that those around you will likely become inspired by your actions. 

  1. Take Action & become Qualified

Those that take action succeed.

Qualifications give instant credibility, in addition to the grounding, skills and confidence needed to hone in on your area of interest.

TAFE NSW is Australia's leading provider for vocational education and training courses, with popular courses such as Management, Business, Health plus more.

With over 1200 courses from Certificates through to Diplomas and Degrees, the flexibility is fabulous offering full-time or part-time study.

TAFE NSW also gives you the choice to study online, giving the flexibility to study when it suits you.

To find out more about TAFE NSW, click here. 

  1. Network

Networking can be a large contributing factor to the success of your career. Throughout my years of study and career, I’ve spent a considerable amount of time networking (both online and offline).

Through meeting like-minded people, sharing information, forming incredible friendships and being surrounded with other hardworking individuals, many opportunities can arise.

I highly recommend networking across a variety of groups as well as outside your Industry. There are fabulous facebook groups, networking events and monthly membership platforms. Jump onto google to find what’s most relevant for you!

 For more information on TAFE NSW or to apply, visit here 

  • Alison Morgan
  • Business Coachinglifestylereviews

Comments on this post ( 2 )

  • Jul 12, 2017

    Really loved reading this article Alison. Some really great suggestions to reflect on, especially point three ~never thought to network outside of my industry, so will give it a go.

    — Julia Torkos

  • Jul 12, 2017

    Love this Alison, especially point 1 – I feel like when your values resonate with what you do, it doesn’t feel like work!

    — Amanda Lu

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