“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one more responsive to change.” ~ Charles Darwin
Ways to use your Report
2. Organization Development
OD Career Landscape
3. Meaningful Work
The Thing about Meaningful Work
Sources & Outcomes
A M.O.S.T. Meaningful Assessment
4. Your OD Career Calling
Do you have a Twin Calling?
5. Oh, the Difference you'll Make!
The Unique Impact of your Calling
6. Careers you'll Love
OD Careers for you
7. How to Equip Yourself
Fill your Toolbelt
Global Career Development
Personal Career Development
9. Thank you!
Get ready to answer your career calling, ignite your passion, boost your career capabilities, and Master Organizational & Societal Transformation (M.O.S.T.)! Work your way through each section in your report to learn about transformative careers you'll love. Then, plug directly into resources that energize and propel your career calling, including carefully curated books, articles, podcasts, and a community of positive change agents just like you!
Before you get started, share your results online! You'll trigger social media algorithms that attract connections with like-minded leaders, employers, and communities who wish to influence positive, healthy, and sustainable change. Attracting the right people to your network will supercharge your career trajectory.
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Ways to use your Report
You're about to learn a lot about your unique fit as an aspiring practitioner in the field of Organization Development (OD). And the good news is that you're not starting from scratch! If you're reading this report that means you already have some or many of the key strengths and interests associated with a meaningful OD career. And whether you are a graduate student or are simply investigating a career transition, each section in this report is designed to bring you a very deep level of OD career clarity.
There are thousands of resources orbiting the field of OD, but we're gong to help you cut through the clutter and get right to the knowledge and resources that will feel personally tailored to your tastes. We'll hook into your interests in ways that inform, inspire, and equip you for a personally meaningful OD career journey! You'll also have an opportunity to fill your very own professional bookshelf, podcast playlist, and toolbelt! Here are just a few ways you can utilize your report...
Aspiring Practitioners, explore M.O.S.T. Meaningful Career coaching with Dr. Brendel, who can help you gain even deeper critical insights around the relationship between this report and your career narrative and portfolio. Contact Dr. Brendel for a 15m discussion about coaching and learn how he can help you develop a career vision and mission, practical strategy, and objectives for career development.
OD Departments and Firms, consider utilizing this assessment with your team. Contact Dr. Brendel for more on how this can be used to develop an OD Department design that not only caters to your organization's strategy but also orchestrates your OD team in ways that provide mentoring relationships based on individual strengths, interests, and career aspirations.
Professors & Instructors in a OD or Change Leadership degree or certificate program, consider having Dr. Brendel come to class and guide a discussion around ways this report can give your students tailored direction regarding paper topics, practicum opportunities, course electives, stretch assignments, and research areas.
What is Organization Development?
OD is known for its breathtaking diversification of professional titles, competency combinations, change impact areas, and approaches. But how do you know an OD career when you see it?