Patricia Crew Comprehensive Career Counseling

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Patricia Crew
(301) 309-9674

52 North Orchard Way
Potomac, MD 20854

1700 17th Street, NW
Suite 201
Washington, DC 20009


Standing Workshops

Patricia is available as a speaker to present the following sessions. The topics can be presented as a 50-minute talk or 1½ hour workshop.

Get Out of Your Own Way to Get What You Want in Your Career

  • Identify the often invisible barriers that get in your way
  • Begin to understand how internal barriers prevent you from maximizing your strengths
  • Develop creative strategies to overcome these barriers, and thereby
  • Take a proactive approach to your career, and
  • Design a plan of your own to “get out of your own way”

Secrets to Predicting Career Success that Only You Know

  • Learn the components of self assessment that impact your career
  • Recognize how to utilize self assessment information to avoid poor career decisions, resulting in regrets and wasted time
  • Understand how to utilize your core strengths to make better career choices
  • Begin to develop a “career roadmap” based on understanding how aptitudes, interests, values and personality traits determine a good career fit.

Creating Relationships to Empower Your Success:

  • Increase your knowledge of the benefits from effective mentoring relationships
  • Gain a clear understanding of how to identify “beneficial” mentors
  • Learn to effectively develop and implement a personal mentoring plan
  • Recognize how to match the needs of your career plan with the appropriate type of mentor
  • Learn to successfully choose specific mentors who will provide a “helping hand” in your career

Winning Strategies to Enhance Your Worth at Work

  • Learn effective strategies to gain an advantage at work, including but not limited to:
    • Maintain quality of work product
    • Become an expert
    • Forge effective relationships at work
    • Build strategic alliances across functional lines
    • Develop a golden reputation
    • Understand and respect your boss
  • Gain a clear understanding of how these strategies create a win/win for management and employee
  • Begin to build a strategic plan to improve your advancement potential