Episode 55: Navigating Career Changes with Kyle Perry

“If we don’t change we are going to be left behind.” @kperry5 @KirbyOGreen #SharpenPodcast

Today we are welcoming Kyle Perry to the show.  Kyle went from the customer education manager to Interim Vice President of Customer Solutions.  Because of that, he is very knowledgeable when it comes to making transitions. He discusses the importance of transitioning in your career. From knowing when it is time, to know when it is the right or wrong transition.  He discusses with us how important it is to look for the value as you make the transition as well as the importance of not trying to make sure everything goes smoothly since transitions rarely go completely smooth.

We really dive into how to build new relationships with a new company.  How to look for the value that you can add to the company as well as how to get involved in the organization so that they begin to understand who you are. In addition, we dive into how to best figure out your new job and understand your new role and step into that so that you bring the most value to your company. 

Kyle’s Shout Outs

The First 90 Days - Michael D. Watkins

Questions asked:

How do you make big transitions in life?

What is the core of organizations?

What are some best practices when transitioning to a new career?

How to act if you are the new person in the office?

Topics covered:

How to transition from different life stages.

How to bring value to the organization you work for.

The importance of building work relationships.

Getting involved in other parts of your organization.

Quotes from the Show:

“If you try to make a transition smooth you are setting yourself up for failure.”  @KPerry5 @KirbyOGreen #SharpenPodcast Click to Tweet

“Seek opportunities to add value.” @KPerry5 @KirbyOGreen #SharpenPodcast Click to Tweet

“Employee engagement is every employee’s responsibility.” @KPerry5 @KirbyOGreen #SharpenPodcast Click to Tweet

“Intentionally show up in a positive way.” @KPerry5 @KirbyOGreen #SharpenPodcast Click to Tweet

“Extend yourself grace.” @KPerry5 @KirbyOGreen #SharpenPodcast Click to Tweet

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