Career Advancement Academy

#28 - Can One Word Drive More Success In Your Career In 2024

December 20, 2023 Kara Dennison and Jack Dennison
Career Advancement Academy
#28 - Can One Word Drive More Success In Your Career In 2024
Show Notes

In this episode, we explore the impact of New Year's resolutions on career development. We discuss two types of resolutions: approach-oriented goals that focus on growth and empowerment and avoidance-oriented goals that address obstacles and roadblocks. We also share insights on the effectiveness of combining both types for a balanced approach. We delve into the concept of one-word resolutions, where individuals choose a word that resonates with their career or life aspirations. We wanted to highlight the power of hope in goal setting and reference a study by Charles R. Snyder in positive psychology. Join us as we nudge you toward initiating small, immediate actions to integrate your guiding word, setting a tone of intention and impact for your career journey.

Episode highlights:
(2:32) What creates an impactful resolution?
(4:13) Approach-oriented resolutions and examples
(9:35) Introduction to avoidance-oriented resolutions
(10:36) Statistic on success rates for positive and negative goal-seeking
(12:43) Personal reflections on avoidance-oriented resolutions
(14:00) The effectiveness of a balanced approach
(16:45) Introduction to one-word resolutions
(17:19) Importance of hope in goal setting
(20:54) Integrating approach and avoidance resolutions
(22:51) Transforming one-word resolutions into actionable steps
(25:31) Action steps for listeners
(27:49) Outro

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