Maneuvering Your Career – Book
Maneuvering Your Career is a success blueprint for today’s working professionals. With virtually no guarantee of a long-tenured career, the office can be a scary place. We want to live our lives and go after our dreams, but too often, we work in a dysfunctional environment, for a crazy boss, and we feel trapped.
James Lehman, after working more than twenty jobs in thirty years, knows how to maintain sanity and gain the freedom and respect an employee deserves. Let him teach you how to have the career you want, despite the economy, industry changes, takeovers and mergers, and without waiting for your crazy boss to get fired or retire.
In Maneuvering Your Career, you will learn how to:
- Overcome the old rules and limiting beliefs holding you back
- Own your power and take control of your employment
- Gain the knowledge you need to be confident in your job and work
- Prepare to take the next step in your career
- Determine the right time to make a career move
- Take care of yourself in a volatile work environment
- Be productive and sane, despite your crazy boss
- Get the company to fund your education to advance your career
- Leave on your own terms without burning your bridges
- Enjoy your work and leave it at the office so you can enjoy your life.
Having the freedom to do what you want, for who you want, when you want is powerful. It’s never too late to take charge of your career and maneuver it into being the rewarding experience you deserve.
What if there were a set of strategies that you could follow so you could always be prepared, not just for those times that fit your company or your boss, but for those times when you are ready to make a change? On your schedule, as part of your plan.
In this book, James has created a list of 20 such strategies to put you in charge. To take control of your job, and to help you achieve your dreams. No more living in fear, or being stuck, or being a victim in your life because of the whims of your idiot boss.
“It’s refreshing to see the practical, real-world approach that Lehman takes to the new reality of frequent job changes. The step-by-step approach he recommends is not only applicable to those currently out of work but to anyone looking to manage their career proactively.”Karen Beaman, CEO/Founder
“Long gone are the days of college graduation followed by one lifelong job. James offers great strategies to ensure that readers are extremely well-prepared for the modern day reality of career transition.”Bruce D. Schneider
“In today’s job market, the gold watch for fifty years of service is a relic from a bygone era. So instead of waiting to be right-sized out of a job, take initiative. Be proactive. The first step is learning from someone who’s spent a career looking for that next job, and then make each transition with integrity. In this book, James shares his wisdom and experience as a blessing to you….”Mike Schreiner
“Never has it been more important to live your purpose than now. When we serve the world with our own unique gifts, work doesn’t feel like work. When we start doing what we want to do, rather than what we have to do, we are able to heal, to show up better in our relationships, and to give back to society rather than check out from it. This book is a must-have for anyone considering a career transition or life change. As a life and leadership coach, I will use it with my clients. This book will help you get back to your center, to find your heart, and to be the hero of your own story.”Ryan Pride
“Do you want to take charge of your future and build a dream career? Start here!”Patrick Snow