I enjoy chess, but I’m no chess master. I learned how to play growing up, and a recent trip with my kids to Mt.Tremblant got me thinking! My son and his best friend spent most of the drive up playing. These days, there’s no need to worry about that magnetic chess set. One smartphone is all you need.
Chess is all about the moves you make. The key to winning is paying attention to the endgame. You have to think at least two to four moves ahead.
Career management and chess have so much in common, but most people don’t “play the game” the way it should be played.
A prime example is this question:
But, focusing on “what’s next” may be the biggest mistake professionals make.
I’ve spent most of my career helping our clients ask a better question:
What’s next next?
When you start thinking a few steps ahead, asking what’s next next, you will have a better end game.
So, what’s next next for you?
Playing the game, along the road with you!
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