Taking control of your caree

20 minutes

•  Expert says better outcomes happen when workers take control of their careers

•  “Intrinsic motivation replaces any external consequences”

(Total Recorded Time is 27:17)

Keep your hands to yourself!  That might be one of the first commands for

“self-management” that a child hears.  But self-management is much more

than that, especially when it comes to careers.

“Self-management is the ability and the will to act in the best interest of the organization in such a way that intrinsic motivation replaces any external consequences imposed to reward or punish performance,” says Michael Colburn, who has taught management courses at Ohio State and Ashland University among other universities.

He says by using five key tools, a person can take a more entrepreneurial approach to their job and career, resulting in a better, more rewarding job with high job performance and influence.

Michael Colburn joins us with more in this Bizgnus Interview podcast.

Please click here to watch the interview: https://youtu.be/9yZPxwJusr8

Mr. Colburn’s latest book is “Own Your Job:  Five Tools for Self-Management and Accountability in the Workplace,” EFG Press (July 2019).

Mr. Colburn recently retired as an associate professor from Ashland University where he taught undergraduate and graduate courses in organization development, operations management, strategic management and self-management and accountability. He received his doctorate from Ohio State University. His doctoral dissertation on the education of the engineer challenged the traditional view of teaching and grading to a more self-directed and accountable role of the student in collaboration with their professors.

For more information:  https://www.michaelcolburnphd.com/

===============================

ABOUT US

Bizgnus reports, writes, edits and publishes business news in online, broadcast and printed publications.

We have published unbiased, unfiltered and in-depth interviews with business and other thought leaders since 2005.

Opinions are those of our guests. Bizgnus never endorses the viewpoints, products or services of its guests, who are selected based on their knowledge and experience.

No one pays to get on our podcasts. And we don't accept advertising (although Google/YouTube sells ads on our videos.)

We'd appreciate your financial support through Patreon.  If you’d like to help, please click here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=56957587

Our address is 150 Herons Run, #104, Sarasota, Florida 34232.  Call us anytime at 209.470.3400. Our email address is editor@bizgnus.com

More episodes from The Bizgnus Podcast

A COVID pivot just in time

•  Lockdown stifles his business, so this entrepreneur reinvents himself

•  “A memorable personal brand can truly amplify your business”

(Total …

Is there a kangaroo in the house?

•  Doctor Roo hops to the rescue in unusual book series

•  “I’ve had her in my mind for many years”

(Total Recorded Time is 25:12)

To the ranks of “doctors” like Derek Shepherd and Meredith …

Is there a kangaroo in the house?

•  Doctor Roo hops to the rescue in unusual book series

•  “I’ve had her in my mind for many years”

(Total Recorded Time is 25:12)

To the ranks of “doctors” like Derek Shepherd and Meredith …

Successful corporate sustainability faces cultural and behavioral barriers -- study

•  Research identifies leadership and culture as catalysts

•  “Leadership must take the lead in aligning mindsets, structures, skills, and culture”

Don’t stop with just your business strategy

•  Final success should include your ownership strategy

•  “Most business owners don't understand the need to have an ownership strategy”

(Total …

Yes, hard work can still lead to the CEO’s post

•  The “age of Horatio Alger” is not yet over

•  “Leadership is something you can learn”

(Total Recorded Time is 24:52.  Recorded on March 30, 2022)

Spoiler alert:  Here is the …

How you can listen to this podcast

You can listen to episodes right here on the website, or if you prefer, in a podcast app. Listening in an app makes it easier to keep track of what you’ve already heard, listen without using your data plan and many other conveniences.

Recommended apps
Start listening to Taking control of your caree
19:20
Start listening to Taking control of your caree
19:20