An online-only Lunchtime Talk, part of our ‘Food for Thought’ series.
Why is it that traditional career paths often fall short of yielding true fulfillment?
Contemporary professionals are increasingly drawn to diverse experiences that explore the human side of their work, driven to become thought leaders creating a positive ‘ripple effect.’
Steve believes that authentic professional satisfaction lies in the creation of unique, scalable intellectual contributions and conceptual frameworks that align with the fundamental principles of their respective fields. It is at this juncture that individuals discover the path to professional freedom while addressing fundamental career questions. How can professionals craft a career that enables them to do what they love, where they desire, with the people they choose, all while earning a living they find rewarding?
This talk delves into the concept of professional joy, firmly anchored in achieving what is termed the “career trifecta.” Attendees will be introduced to five pivotal competencies that thought leaders catalyze for realizing the career trifecta, ultimately leading to profound contentment and moments of ecstatic delight in their professional journey.
Steve’s perspective advocates for a departure from the well-trodden paths of convention. He invites professionals in all domains to embrace thought leadership as a potent vehicle for infusing their professional journey with transformative moments that allow them to make a truly meaningful difference.
Join in exploring the intersection of professional joy, thought leadership, and the career trifecta, and embark on a journey to a more fulfilling and impactful career in your chosen field.
Steven H. Cady is a Distinguished Professor and the founder of the Doctoral Program in Organization Development & Change at Bowling Green State University’s Schmidthorst College of Business. With a background spanning both industry and academia, he has engaged globally in speaking and consulting for significant change initiatives. Dr. Cady’s impact extends through his extensive contributions to literature, having authored multiple articles and books, notably The Change Handbook, available in four languages. He also holds prominent roles in various organizations, serving on editorial review boards for journals like the Journal of Applied Behavioral Sciences (JABS). Notably, Dr. Cady has served as Chief Editor of the Organization Development Journal and is the founder of NEXUS4change — a thriving global network uniting over 20,000 collaborative change professionals. Dr. Cady’s journey underscores his commitment to advancing the field of organizational development and change.
Dr. Cady’s journey underscores his commitment to advancing the field of organizational development and change in order to transform organizations, revitalize communities, and develop the best in human potential.