By Mike Figliuolo, Managing Director, thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Finding Your Next Career Step Up

Language: English
All Levels

Course description

To grow your career, take a deliberate approach to how you plan and execute your path. Identify specific roles and tackle challenges that will prepare you for the next step ahead.

We all want to advance in our careers but often it's hard to lay out a path to get ahead. This course offers tools for creating that path. The course covers how to define the right role for you, identify experiences you need to have, building a career roadmap and choosing the right roles, and setting the conditions for you to make your leap. The value of this course to participants and the organization are faster advancement and greater career satisfaction, broader skill-sets and deeper bench strength, and higher retention and greater willingness to take on new roles.

Objectives - How to identify your career destination - How to define experiences you need to have to advance your career - How to choose roles that are right for you - How to lay out a career path that will accelerate your growth

Who is it for The target audience for this course is anyone who is trying to advance their career to the next level.

Course overview - 6

  • Defining the Attributes of Your Destination

  • Creating Your Experience Checklist

  • Plotting Out Your S-Curves

  • Choosing the Right Role

  • Creating Space to Make the Leap

  • Creating Conditions for Success

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Meet your instructor

Mike Figliuolo
Mike FigliuoloManaging Director, thoughtLEADERS, LLC
Mike Figliuolo is founder and managing director of thoughtLEADERS, LLC, a professional services training firm. He is an internationally recognized speaker and blogger on the topics of leadership, communications, decision-making, problem solving, and other critical business skills. An honor graduate from West Point, Mike served in the US Army as a combat arms officer. Before founding his own company, he was an assistant professor at Duke University, a consultant at McKinsey & Company, and an executive at Capital One and Scotts Miracle-Gro. He is the author of One Piece of Paper: The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal Leadership (, Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results (, and The Elegant Pitch: Create a Compelling Recommendation, Build Broad Support, and Get it Approved ( Mike's blog and the programs he teaches can be found at