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The Startup of You: Are You Ready?

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Mr. Roques
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Re: Welcome aboard!
Mr. Roques   3/24/2013 7:23:38 PM
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hahaha, well AA might be in deep issues but I rather be the CEO of a failing company than the janitor of a very profitable one. 

Regarding my example, sometimes life gives you something and you don't have a choice... its easy to say go hang out with pilots, but thats not going to pay the rent. Its risks you take but there has to be something more. 

Ruth Glover
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Re: Welcome aboard!
Ruth Glover   3/1/2013 8:38:55 PM
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Passion or illusion?  Have you begun reading books about career change?  Do you know the steps to career change?  Have you attended any career siminars or webinars?  Have you considered talking with a career coach?

Career testa are available, both free and expensive.  You could assess your akills, abilitites, background and resources.  The planning is important, but opportunity may be standing in front of you when you engage one of your latte drinkers in a crucial conversation.

You mentioned wanting an airplane company.  Why are you selling coffee instead of hanging out with pilots and people in aviation careers?

Perhaps you jest.  Would you really want to be CEO of American Airlines?

_hm
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Imagine and dream more
_hm   2/28/2013 7:38:27 PM
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Great post! Imagination and dreaming is integral part of flying high in one's life.

Mr. Roques
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Re: Welcome aboard!
Mr. Roques   2/28/2013 7:25:17 PM
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So plan Z is what you plan to do between where you are and where you want to be? I think this is the hardest part. I want to have an airplane company, I work at Starbucks now... How am I going to do it?

Brian Fuller
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Welcome aboard!
Brian Fuller   2/28/2013 11:41:45 AM
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Ruth welcome to the EBN community and thanks for a great post!

I came across something this morning that complements your excellent insights: A post from a DesignCon attendee who speaks directly to how attending events can help build your brand and nurture your career. 



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