The Exploring Your Career Path IQ Matrix is designed to help you explore and critically assess the direction of your career path. One of the fundamental keys to success comes down to our ability to stay abreast of changing conditions and circumstances that might impact our career path. It’s, therefore, absolutely critical that we get into the habit of consistently preparing for the future and for the changes that may come about. Our career paths, for instance, can change swiftly. Some doors close, while other doors swing wide open.
This, subsequently, allows us to take advantage of new opportunities that could move our careers forward. But the only way that happens is if you stay ahead of your colleagues. This means committing to self-development in your chosen field. If you keep growing, you will make the most of future promotions and opportunities. And that’s precisely what this map will help you do.
Here is a quick breakdown of each branch of the Exploring Your Career Path mind map.
- Conduct Research: The first branch of this map outlines how to go about researching your future career prospects. Here you are given clear instructions on how to go about researching your career path. Moreover, you are presented with various self-reflection questions to help you assess the value of moving down a new career path.
- Review and Plan: The second branch of this map explores the importance of scheduling regular career planning and review sessions. These sessions are designed to help you become an active participant in building your career. No longer will you just “go with the flow to see what happens.” You will now actively make course corrections to give yourself the best opportunity for success. Here you are also presented with numerous self-reflection questions that you can use during your review sessions. These questions will help you gain the clarity you need to make better career choices.
- Personal Development: The final branch of this map outlines how a commitment to personal development and lifelong learning will help you get and stay ahead of your colleagues as you move up the career ladder. This requires taking responsibility for actively building your skills, growing your knowledge, and gaining adequate experience. Use the guidelines here to help you get a leg up on your competition.
This map provides a roadmap and framework for actively building and managing your career path. Referencing it regularly and committing it to memory will help you to embed these concepts and ideas into your subconscious mind.
A mind map, of course, does this beautifully because it mirrors the synaptic connections made in your brain as you try to establish new habits of thought and behavior. It brings together key concepts and ideas that help your brain to fully integrate and process this information. The brain, subsequently, rewires itself as it attempts to establish new habits of mind. It’s an ideal tool for creating lasting change and transformation.
Stick with these principles, memorize and incorporate them into your professional life, and you will discover how to accelerate your results and build the momentum you need to take your career to the next level.
When you purchase the Exploring Career Path IQ Matrix you will receive:
- A PDF copy of the IQ Matrix, which you can use for printing in high resolution.
- A JPG image file of the IQ Matrix, which is ideal for viewing on tablets and mobile devices.
- A Desktop Background version of the map you can use for reference on your computer.
- A MindManager file for those who wish to edit the content of the IQ Matrix.
- A printable PDF summary of this IQ Matrix to help you better understand each concept.
Additional visual resources and variations of this IQ Matrix might be added to your account page at no extra cost in the future.