Disruptive Innovation The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting just about everything, therefore, the companies that will survive and thrive are embracing disruptive innovation. In my previous post, How Have You Been Successful in Dealing with Industry Disruption, I discussed several drivers of industry disruption. These drivers include: Supply chain issues Customer purchasing habits changing Regulatory changes […]
How Have You Been Successful in Dealing with Industry Disruption?
Been Successful in Dealing with Industry Disruption Have you dealt with industry disruption in your career? Glenn Zweig discussed how every industry is being disrupted by COVID-19 in the podcast episode, How to Switch Industries from Executive Search Consultants Perspective. What companies are looking for are candidates who have been successful in dealing with industry […]
Your Industry is Crippled and is Time to Make a Career Pivot
Time to Make a Career Pivot Covid-19 has left many industries crippled and it is likely time to make a career pivot. This probably means repositioning your career for a new industry or starting your own business. What keeps you from moving on? Inertia. Inertia is a dangerous thing. You might be saying: Been here […]
2021 Uncertain Predictions for those over 50 Years of Age
2021 Uncertain Predictions I am calling this post, 2021 Uncertain Predictions for those over 50 Years of Age. I picked this name because I do not think anyone can truly predict what 2021 will look like. What I hope to do is lay out the factors that may shape the coming year and help you […]
What to do When the Unpredictable is the New Normal
The Unpredictable is the New Normal The year 2020 has proven that the unpredictable is the new normal. When things are unpredictable or uncertain it causes a lot of stress. I interviewed Eliz Greene on the Repurpose Your Career Podcast in March of 2020 in the episode Dealing with Stress and Uncertainty with Eliz Greene. […]
Have You Prepared For Your Unplanned Early Retirement?
Unplanned Early Retirement Are you prepared to be forced into an unplanned early retirement? I rarely write about retirement on this blog or discuss this topic on the podcast but COVID-19 has changed everything. Around the same time this blog post gets published I will be publishing an interview with Mark Miller of the Retirement […]
Are You Operating Without a Playbook? You Ought to Be!
Are You Operating Without a Playbook? You ought to be operating without a playbook in your job search and/or career management because there is no playbook for living in a pandemic. I have been talking with a lot of HR consultants, recruiters, resume writers, and career coaches about what they are seeing. Lisa Rangel of […]
Are You Feeling Insecure in these Uncertain Times?
Feeling Insecure in these Uncertain Times If you are feeling insecure about your career, finances, family life, health, or a myriad of other things you are not alone. It is pretty normal to feel insecure when so much of what is going on is not in our control. I had a great discussion with Eliz […]
Learn to Embrace Creative Destruction [Podcast]
Episode #123 – Marc Miller reads the chapter “Learn to Embrace Creative Destruction” from the new edition of Repurpose Your Career. Description: Creative destruction occurs when a disruptive industry supplants a legacy industry, causing the loss of some jobs and the creation of others. Marc explains the need to get ahead of the disruptions in […]