Career on Course

10 Strategies to Take Your Career from Accidental to Intentional

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Stop coasting and take control of your career

The most successful professionals have clarity and a plan. They live in accordance with their values and know how to pivot in the face of disruption. Yet most careers unfold accidentally, haphazardly, and with too much serendipity. That means lost traction, lost years, and lost opportunities.

But your career doesn't have to be that way! Career on Course unpacks ten strategies that will take your career from accidental to intentional. Drawing upon insights and best practices from three decades in professional and leadership development, Scott Jeffrey Miller shares this proven process for taking control of your career.

Whether you're just starting your career or you've found yourself stuck somewhere in the middle, this book will help you get your career on course.

Ten strategies for charting an intentional career

#1 - Know Your Professional Values
#2 - Decide If You're a Specialist or a Generalist
#3 - Study Yourself
#4 - Illustrate and Calibrate Your Long-Term Plan
#5 - Define and Build Your Brand
#6 - Be Willing to Disrupt Yourself
#7 - Take the Lead with Your Leader
#8 - Do the Job You Were Hired For, Plus the One You Want
#9 - Keep Your Ear to the Ground
#10 - Dig Your Well before You're Thirsty

The Author

  1. Scott Jeffrey Miller

    Scott Jeffrey Miller

    Scott Jeffrey Miller is a highly sought-after speaker, author, and podcast host. He is a Wall Street Journal bestselling author and currently serves as FranklinCovey's senior advisor on thought leadership. Prior to his advisor role, Scott was a...

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