Sometimes companies give me books to review. The Compass Solution- A Guide to winning your career One hundred thousand hours. Unfortunately, a great many consider that investment with the same degree of critical thinking as they might the purchase of a lottery ticket-effectively gambling away their future. Each section of the book begins with a quote and then it has a brief introduction. I am just a year into a new job after being at a company for 7 years that to be honest I never thought I would leave. I imagine I will reference it a lot in the future. There will always be just you, the people around you, the world that surrounds you, and how you interpret each.
And yet most treat the greatest financial investment of their life like rolling the dice on a roulette table — gambling away their future. If you are 40 years into your career, there is something you will learn from Tim Cole. We will not sacrifice our principles for money or free stuff. The owner of the video displayed will receive revenue from those advertisements. The latter half of the book focuses on three keys that can accelerate your climb. But The Compass Solution is more than just a career survival guide.
The Compass Solution was written for those who want to win th Most people will spend—at minimum—100,000 hours building a career. For the book to be nonstop educational, you merely need to be early in your career. Go out and get this. The greatest financial investment of your life and over half are effectively lost on their journey. Regardless of how we receive that product, we will give you our honest opinion.
The Compass Solution is a great read. Depending on your level within your career, you may experience a lull. The clock is ticking on your 100,000 hour narrative. Do you have a frugal recipe? Sometimes we are given products free or at substantially reduced prices. This represents the greatest financial investment of their life. My Thoughts The Compass Solution had a very smooth read to it. And to be honest wanting to read a book again is one of the highest praises I can give it.
Unfortunately the cards are stacked against that story having a happy ending. While this book is more geared to people in the corporate world, there's actually plenty of advice in here that even the dude flipping burgers at the McDonald's could benefit from. Unfortunately, a great many consider that investment with the same degree of critical thinking as they might the purchase of a lottery ticket—effectively gambling away their future. These are the basic principles you can use to change your career trajectory; explained in practical terms and brought to life with personal stories. This blog hopes to teach some of the terms and, at the same time, give some examples and lessons on running a business. Regardless of where I get the book to review, I will give my honest opinion.
I like how the author broke up the informatio I found this book to be pretty well-written and concise, broken up into chapters that are clear and easy to understand, and built upon a base of data and personal experience. Read it and put it in your day timer to read it again in a year or two. If you have already had a long career or even multiple careers then this book might give you some greater insight into patterns in your work life, and some guidance to help you navigate the workplace to find yourself where you would rather be. Process How you choose to look at the above three points Perspective Sounds simple, doesn't it? In each part, Tim dives deep into personal experiences or interpretations. But the only thing we can fully influence is this moment. Cole mentors those younger than himself on how to survive the corporate world.
Most people will spend—at minimum—100,000 hours building a career. I would have benefited a lot from the book if I had read it straight out of the gate. Part of this was dumb luck. Cole provides very sage advice and a dose of common sense which is not so common these days. A guide for both the newcomer struggling to get started, and the veteran lost and effectively wandering. Read it and put it in your day timer to read it again in a year or two.
I know that I will likely circle back and reread this book in 2 or three years. Now don't get me wrong. If you have already had a long career or even multiple careers then this book might give you some greater insight into patterns in your work life, and some guidance to help you navigate the workplace to find yourself where you would rather be. Each section of the book begins with a quote and then it has a brief introduction. To be honest with only this one book to sample Cole falls in the middle. The advice in this book could be very helpful for anyone who is first entering a career. Always consult qualified professionals when making financial, legal, or other important decisions.
Some of the posts will be recycled from some of my other blogs. This is the type of book we wish had been available when we were first starting out in the world. If you are just finishing university and entering the work force this book will be an excellent resource. It is not a substitute for the use of a professional. If there is a single direction in this book, it is finding your way to success. Client companies and executive level candidates look to me - not just as a recruiter - but as a trusted advisor.