CMC Professional Development Series: Webinar - How Brilliant Careers are Made and Unmade
Tue, 16 Jan 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PMAdd to Calendar
How Brilliant Careers are Made and Unmade
Presented by Carter Cast, Professor at Kellogg School of Management
Why do some people make it big while others, equally experienced, talented, and credentialed, fall by the wayside?
One study shows that half to two-thirds of all managers will be fired, demoted, or plateau at some point in their careers. Further, the cost of those derailments to companies can be more than twenty times that of the employee’s salary.
This webinar offers valuable information to uncover what we don’t know about ourselves, being the thing most likely to hurt us. Most of those who derail go wrong because of five major propensities. To find out where your career might derail and how you can prevent it, Carter Cast has developed an online assessment.
For more information, please visit: http://cartercast.com/
We will be recording the webinar. A link will be posted and sent to all registrants in early February. Please contact Weslie Iza, Alumni Career and Professional Development, or 847-467-5627 if you have questions.
Carter Cast is a professor of innovation and entrepreneurship at the Kellogg School of Management, where he’s received the Faculty Impact Award from 2012-17 by his students. When not teaching, he is a venture partner at Pritzker Group Venture Capital, which invests in early stage technology companies.
Carter sits on the board of Kellogg Company (NYSE: K), SMS Assist, Inc. and the Family Action Network. Prior to his academic and venture capital career, Cast was the chief executive officer at Walmart.com, the founding chief marketing officer of Blue Nile, Inc. and a marketing manager at PepsiCo’s Frito Lay division, where he derailed and later recovered.
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