Leading and Realizing Your Career Goals

by Adesiji Rabiu



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/1/2013

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 58
ISBN : 9781481715492
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 58
ISBN : 9781481715485

About the Book

“Adesiji offers a practical process-driven guide to how pre-conceived ideologies of personal leadership may be overcome. He calls for coachability, mentorship, perseverance and the need to set clear goals. Adesiji’s recipe for effective planning and his apt reference to ‘Learning, Unlearning and Relearning’ summarizes his practical approach to leadership. This is certainly a must read for individuals at all levels of their career—young, mid and senior.” —Andy Igonor, PhD [Educator, Alberta Canada] “Very enlightening, Dad. How to act and manage in leadership–knowing my skills … learning new skills … not procrastinating … following my dreams … reaching for the skies!” —Tommy Rabiu [Student, Alberta, Canada] “Thought provoking and insightful. The concepts and framework are practical and easy to understand and applicable, regardless of where you are in your career.” —Samuel A. Akinboro [IT executive, California, United States] “This is a great book for anyone looking for clear, yet effective career advice. Adesiji Rabiu does a wonderful job of providing an answer to the ‘what’s next’ question that most of us have about our career.” —Marvin Washington, PhD [Author and Professor, Alberta, Canada] Leading and Realizing Your Career Goals discusses perceptions and competencies about being a leader and shares a framework for managing one’s career—explaining crucial steps to identify career options, manage the changes in career transitions, and realize defined career goals. Rich with helpful charts and diagrams, this book aims to support students, professionals, and lifelong learners who are challenged with making tough choices among a wide variety of career options. It helps incite strategic thinking and planful responses to achieve desired professional goals and outcomes—especially a fulfilling career. —Adesiji Rabiu

About the Author

Adesiji Rabiu has over eighteen years of combined experience in IT, project management, and management consulting in both private and public sectors. During the course of his developing career, he has held positions such as high school teacher, network engineer, senior product support analyst, researcher, regulatory analyst, strategic planner, senior management consultant, management consulting specialist, and project management specialist at companies including ICL–Fujitsu, Resourcery Limited, Siemens Enterprise Communications, Natural Resources Canada, Alberta Utilities Commission, and Enbridge Pipelines Inc. Adesiji’s training and professional development have taken him to the United Kingdom, South Africa, the United States, Germany, France, Belgium, and the Netherlands. Adesiji enjoys problem solving, debating, and pursuing lifelong learning opportunities. His specialties and interests include the following: • Management consulting • Strategic project and portfolio management • Change and decision leadership • Coaching and mentoring • IT strategic planning Adesiji is currently on the board of directors for the Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Alberta, and he has served on the board of directors for the Project Management Institute—Northern Alberta Chapter. In addition to this publication, Adesiji has authored The Cost of Electricity in Nigeria, published by the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE). Adesiji holds a master of business administration degree from the University of Alberta, an advanced certificate in project management from Stanford University, and a bachelor of science degree in computer science from the University of Lagos in Nigeria. Adesiji resides in Edmonton, Alberta.