"40 Things You Should do for your Career Before You Turn 40"
40 Things You Should do for your Career Before You Turn 40 Curated by Shari Storm On July 13, 2012For Michigan Crashers 1. Take one year of accounting 2. Take one year of finance 3. Take a mentor out to lunch 4. Every day, ask a question you think you already know the answer to 5. Ignore an email that makes you angry 6. Join Rotary 7. Subscribe to (and read) a magazine fully outside your area of expertise 8. Do something that leads to rejection 9. Run a long distance race 10. Pay off your credit card debt 11. Interview for other jobs at least once a year 12. Read Og Manidino’s The Greatest Salesman in the World 13. Visit other credit unions 14. Attend chapter, league or national conferences 15. Become a competent public speaker 16. Memorize the proper use of there / their, your / you’re and its / it’s. 17. Shadow a branch teller, a call center rep and someone in your collections department for a day 18. Hike the hill in your state 19. Practice good table manners 20. Learn about managing introverts and extroverts 21. Take golf lessons 22. Visit another country 23. Hire someone 24. Fire someone 25. Understand how your personality impacts others 26. Ask your marketing team to let you work on a marketing campaign 27. Establish a standing date night with your significant other 28. Learn the art of running a perfect meeting 29. Climb a mountain 30. If you have children, line up flexible, dependable, quality child care 31. Run your IT department for a week 32. Read Fierce Conversations by Susan Scott 33. Memorize 20 key credit union statistics 34. Pay attention to Filene, Finovate and Ron Shevlin 35. Take up a hobby that makes you lose yourself 36. Talk to every new employee and get their perspective of your credit union 37. Never stop looking at your credit union through the eyes of a member 38. Be interviewed on television 39. Attend your credit union’s examiner / audit exit reviews 40. Protect your health