Be an Entrepreneur of Your Own Career Through a SWAG Analysis

This is some serious stuff too.


“I smash this verse, and I swag and surf”
‘Lil Wayne, “Swag Surf

When your career isn’t in an ideal place, it’s easy to feel powerless or paralyzed. I get it; I’ve been there. But realize that you indeed have the capability to improve your predicament. The key is to take an entrepreneurial approach: manage your career the way an entrepreneur brings a startup to life, from the big idea(s) to the founding of a company to making a business successful. And remember to factor in setbacks and pivots.

Your career is your startup, the “professional you” that you want to launch to the world because it adds value. Your career startup is what drives you; it gets you out of bed in the mornings. You are always looking for opportunities––connections, promotions, knowledge––to help you advance. You are intrepid but realistic. You always do your homework.

If you’re feeling stuck in your career, your…

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