Navigating Your Career Inside Your Company

CareerCast - Life-long Career Development

Scott Eblin Growth inside your organization is a complex process. In previous generations, workers progressed along specific career paths during their careers, but today employees have to create and manage their own career paths. In this episode of CareerCast, Scott Eblin, former Fortune 500 executive and author of The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success, will share his experiences, wisdom, and strategies on how to manage a successful career. Scott has coached more than 200 senior-level leaders in some 30 organizations, including America Online, Capital One, Booz Allen Hamilton, Johnson & Johnson, and The World Bank, to help them achieve sustainable growth, advancement, and success.

Aired February 15, 2007

Scott Eblin is an executive coach, professional speaker, and author of The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success.

A former Fortune 500 executive, he is founder and president of The Eblin Group, where he has coached more than 200 senior-level leaders in some 30 organizations, including America Online, Capital One, Booz Allen Hamilton, Johnson & Johnson, and The World Bank.

Eblin is a graduate of Davidson College and Harvard University, and currently serves on the faculty of the leadership coaching certificate program at Georgetown University.

He lives near Washington, DC, with his wife, Diane, and their two sons.

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Scott Eblin The Next Level

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