Mission: Defining Success

Module: 1

This week, focus on defining what success looks like to you. While conducting your career search, either transitioning out of your military service or exploring further private-sector opportunities, visualize what is ideal for you and your family. Just as the battlefield is ever changing, the same can be said about the job market. Below you will learn how a Commander’s Intent will empower your initiative and provide guidance to reach the best conclusion to your career search.

Watch the video to learn from US Air Force Veteran and Executive Talent Acquisition Expert – Karli Waldon – as she shares how to develop your career Commander’s Intent.

Key Take-aways

  • When you “go to the store hungry” —everything looks good, and it’s the same with a job search. Knowing what you are looking for will help Talent War Group focus on putting the best opportunities in front of you
  • An unclear vision for success will hurt your interview performance and make it difficult to intelligently evaluate offers

Click below to answer a few questions to create your “Commander’s Intent,” while making sure it is aligned with anyone affected by your decision-making process.

Additional Resources:

Jocko Podcast #244: Don’t Do It Alone. How to Build a Winning Team. “The Talent War.” Recruiting, Selecting, Training, and Mentorship, w/ Mike Sarraille and George Randle.

A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER – Extreme Ownership explains the SEAL leadership concepts crucial to accomplishing the most difficult missions in combat and how to apply them to any group, team, or organization.

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