13 Essential Questions Every Professional Should Ask Before Stepping Down Or Retiring
At some point in a professional’s life comes the end of their professional life. Whether it’s because you’ve reached an age where you no longer want to work, you’ve accomplished all your goals or you want to move on to something else, there are a lot of reasons why you may choose to retire or step down as a leader. For some, the reasons are clear and the choice is easy—for others, not so much.
Even if you think you might be ready to leave, it’s possible you may be leaving for the wrong reasons or at the wrong time. To this end, it’s important you ask yourself some key questions first. To help you make sure you’re making the right choice, 13 leaders from Forbes Coaches Council pose some questions every working professional should ask themselves before deciding to step down, retire and let someone else take the reins.
How Young Professionals Can Gain The Status Of Workplace Expert: 15 Strategies That Work
For younger professionals just entering the job market, being taken seriously can feel like climbing a mountain—it may take a bit of experience under your belt before you can indeed be considered an expert.
However, in specific areas of expertise, the young professional may be more well-informed than even the most established personnel that the office currently has. But leveraging this expertise to prove yourself as “the go-to person” still hinges on whether the rest of the office takes your contributions seriously.
Crisis Management 101: Nine Steps Business Leaders Can Take To Prepare For The Unexpected
Because of the unpredictable nature of the world of business, a crisis is always looming in the shadows. There’s no way to tell from what quarter an emergency will come, and a company’s leaders have to remain ever-vigilant to treat the problem before it becomes untenable. Click here to read the full article.