Explore paths for combining career & purpose
Do you know the feeling of sitting behind your work computer staring into the background and wondering Is this really it? Realizing you will spend most of your awake life working and asking yourself: do I really want to spend “my career” like this?
The notion of what a career is, is changing. No longer a linear movement “to the top” or a specific position, career has become an ongoing journey where your contribution to professional environments has a meaningful impact. This journey is no longer the collection of achievements, roles and functions: instead it has become the part of your life serving your values, strengths and purpose.
Now imagine: what if everyday “at work” you could feel and live such fulfillment? We are here to help make that come true!
ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
During this full day experiential workshop you will work in a trusted & safe environment along with peers on your personal career plan. We employ STRIDE’s proven unschooling approach to assure the activities are learner-centered and really serve you in your quest of re-inventing what career means for you. We will look at your values and passions, your skills and ambitions, the different career paths out there and conclude with a post-assignment which includes hands-on support to find new opportunities. You will be challenged in your current thinking with empathy and benevolence so you may make a conscious choice about where the career journey goes next.
WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN
You are pondering a career shift or at the beginning of a change process;
You want a career aligned with a sense of purpose and impact;
You feel you are ready for a change, but don’t know where to start;
You are in search of clarity, new perspectives and new opportunities;
You want to build a support network of like-minded individuals who can help you to stay committed;
In a playful and professional way, gain new insights about yourself;
You want to be equipped with practical tools for self-development, also after this workshop.
ABOUT THE FACILITATORS
I see myself as an agent of transformation inside start-ups & large organisations. My goal is to help human beings and teams connect with their purpose, beyond business objectives and strategic goals. I am dedicated to the development or leadership and to enable novel ways to connect and be in conversation with one another. I am certified coach and workshop facilitator with a past as start-up CEO, business innovator and strategist. In the career counselling space, I have been coaching and mentoring high potential employees, entrepreneurs and managers to successfully perform career shifts. I have developed a Leadership & Career Development Program for MBA participants with a 80% success rate with qualified job applications.
Niels is an impact-driven entrepreneur and co-founder of Impact Hub Zürich and STRIDE. With a background in business and economics from the University of St. Gallen, just months into his first job, Niels realized he could not flourish in a regular 9-to-5 working environment. He needed to be able to shape his own work and dedicate his time to something meaningful. Throughout his years with Impact Hub, Switzerland’s premier entrepreneurial community and innovation ecosystem, Niels was known as innovator, “Mr. Community”, and was active as business coach for numerous startups. He taught at ETH, HSG and BSL and became a sought-after speaker and facilitator. Working with learners is one of the things he enjoys most. With Impact Hub Zürich growing from startup to SME, it is time for his next adventure: changing education to create a learning world that works for all.
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