Powered by peer support circles spreading the practice across companies and countries, Working Out Loud is now a growing movement. In this talk, John Stepper describes how you can start, so you can unlock a better career and life.
John helps people access a better career and life – and helps organizations create a more open, connected culture – by spreading the practice of Working Out Loud.
Working Out Loud is an approach to goals that helps you build relationships and learn, enabling you to better enjoy each day while gaining access to more possibilities. Think “Dale Carnegie meets the Internet.” Instead of playing career roulette, you invest in deepening relationships. Instead of networking to get something, you lead with generosity. You make your work visible and frame it as a contribution. Combined, these elements form a powerful approach to work and life.
The book Working Out Loud teaches people the approach, and a simple 12-week peer support process enables anyone to build a network toward a goal they care about. Working Out Loud circles are now in 13 countries and in organizations ranging from banks to manufacturing to telecommunications.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx