Capitalizing on Career Chaos: Bringing Creativity and Purpose to Your Work and Life

Whether caused by offshoring, bankruptcy, or the quest for global competitiveness, chaos in organizations is real and radical and can create fear and uncertainty in the heart of even the most savvy and confident employees. Looking inward, outward, forward, and beyond - and with a planned course of action - Capitalizing on Career Chaos delivers the tools and strategies to become authentic, trail-blazing pioneers who thrive in this age of unprecedented change. Helen Harkness brings her work with over 6,000 individuals and her nearly 30-years as a career management expert to this timely process for regenerating, redirecting, or crafting a new career - from the inside out. With expert advice, real-life success stories, and more than a dozen interactive tools, Capitalizing on Career Chaos begins at the beginning: looking inward to develop a clear sense of the values and traditions that define our authentic selves, and the important Meaning Magnets that serve as our focal points for change. This easy-to-implement, four-step process also shows how to look outward to match core instincts and talents with external realities; look forward to create a vision of the future; and look beyond to a specific course of action that will move us from visualization to the realization of our goals.