Posts Tagged“career”

I was chatting to a friend recently who works at the fantastic Khan Law Firm and we got on to talking about what it takes to become a great lawyer. The reason that I was asking is that I spend a great amount of my time working with young students in schools across Seattle, helping them with their career choices. Many of my students ask me about going into the legal practice and becoming a lawyer and so I wanted to get my friend’s feedback on what it is that makes someone a great lawyer. And so, I thought that I…

Engineering is a fantastic career choice that covers a huge range of industries and individual branches. As a profession, engineer work at the forefront of technology seeking to change, innovate, create and construct almost everything that we see and use everyday of our lives. There is a huge variety of different types of engineer from chemical, mechanical, software, civil, aerospace, environmental and everything in-between. As an engineer you can move throughout the various branches without too much trouble and even look at one day heading up your own firm like V. Reddy Kancharla. There is much that separates good and…

When most of us are asked what our dream career what be, or at least what do we look for in a successful career, most of our answers would be the same. The majority of us may opt for power or money, some of us may claim to wish to help others, some would look for an easy life and a few would be shooting for the moon with dreams of being an astronaut or an international spy. Let’s put Neil Armstrong and James Bond aside for the moment and focus on the most popular wish from most people when…

With more businesses being created than ever before the idea of being an entrepreneur is something that thousands of Americans are trying to achieve. The life of an entrepreneur certainly looks like a good one, owning your own company, becoming rich, working on your own terms and heading up an influential or popular brand. Not everyone has what it takes to complete this tough challenge however and as John Bradberry, an entrepreneurial consultant who works with individuals to improve their chances of success, recently told us, there is just a one or two percent chance of becoming a successful entrepreneur.…