Career Satisfaction, or getting as much out of your career as you put in, is tough in today’s job market, but not an unobtainable goal. Whether you’re a Partner within an Accounting Firm, a Sole Proprietor of a Small Business, or a Help Desk Administrator for a Technology Start-up, you should make an effort to establish yourself as an Authority Figure among your peers, as it will add greatly to your overall Career Quality & Career Satisfaction.
Being an Authority Figure creates opportunities, friends, sales, trust, integrity, a sense of pride, and solidifies the very foundation from which you construct your career. “Thought Leadership”, The art of communicating forward-thinking ideas, related to a specific industry or subject matter topic, is the most direct path to obtaining the status of an “Authority Figure” and should be a top priority in your strategy to being successful, and getting the most satisfaction out of your selected Career Path.
This too, is a big part of, overall happiness in life itself, and the positive effect you have on those around you – family, friends, piers, colleagues, clients, even random strangers you might encounter when passing each other at a cross-walk.
So how do you establish yourself as a Thought Leader in today’s world of high-tech Social Mania? Start by following these 10 Steps and you will be well on your way: