Why change can slap you in the face and blindside your career
By definition we are blindsided when we are struck by something that is not in our sight. Simply put, when we get hammered by the unexpected.
From a career perspective it is defined by a shift in our environment that forces a situation of change that we did not expect and most likely we were not prepared for. It just happens. You probably know someone in that situation now and there is a strong chance you have probably been there yourself.
The more comfortable you are, the more secure you feel, the more likely it will happen. It…
Jose J. Ruiz is a Principal in Heidrick & Struggles, a leadership advisory firm providing senior-level executive search and leadership consulting services. Jose’s executive search work has focused on CEOs, COOs, and senior-level technology, supply chain, operations, quality and engineering executives.