The Roadmap To Your Future Is Not In Your Resumè with Laura Berman Fortgang
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Laura Berman Fortgang
Laura Berman Fortgang is recognised as a pioneer in the personal coaching field and part of the founding team of the International Coach Federation. She has brought coaching to NASA, Florida’s State Government and dozens of Fortune 500 companies. She has made appearances on Oprah, Good Morning America and CNN, amongst others, as well as publishing five best-selling books including ‘Now What? 90 Days to a New Life Direction’ and ‘The Little Book On Meaning’.
And in 2015 Laura gave a TEDx talk titled ‘How to Find Your Dream Job Without Ever Looking at Your Resume’ which has been viewed more than 1.5 million times. Laura joins Phil to discuss why the roadmap to your future is never in your current resumè. Laura also talks about why we should trust our instincts when it comes to shaping our IT career.
2 Top Career Tips
Worst Career Moment
As a former actor, Laura gave her everything during a performance and was met by a damning response by an audience member. From this she learned to never take rejection personally.
Meeting Oprah Winfrey was the highlight of Laura’s career and taught her much about confidence and nerves, and how to handle the intimidation that many must have felt in that position.
Longevity and innovation is abundant. The challenge will be in how the industry scales, and what the next generation of professionals looks like. Seeing how the people in the industry age and grow will be fascinating to watch.
What first attracted you to a career in I.T.?
What is the best career advice you’ve ever received?
What is the worst career advice you’ve ever received?
If you had to begin your career again in today’s world, what would you do?
What career objectives are you currently focusing on?
What’s the number one non-technical skill that has helped you in your career so far?
What do you do to keep your own career energized?
What do you do in your spare time away from technology?
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