Pivot with Your Strengths

CareerCast - Life-long Career Development

Kimberly B Cummings

Are you ready to make a move, or at least want to, and not sure how to bridge from your past to your aspiration? Kimberly B. Cummings, a leading career and leadership development expert, accomplished speaker, and author of Next Move, Best Move: Transitioning into a Career You’ll Love, would emphatically tell you to pivot with your strengths, values, and gifts. In this CareerCast, Kimberly shares her own pivots, insights, perspective, and wisdom from those shifts, and how you can create a next move that really matter.

Aired August 20, 2021

Kimberly B. Cummings is a leading career and leadership development expert and an accomplished speaker and podcast host whose mission is to empower women and people of color in the workplace. Her personal and professional development company, Manifest Yourself, LLC, provides in-person and virtual workshops, trainings, and coaching to professionals looking to lead a dynamic career and life. Kimberly has had the opportunity to speak to and create workshops for many organizations, including the New Jersey Conference for Women, Ellevate Network, Urban League, Princeton University and National Sales Network, SXSW, among others. She is also on the Board of Directors for The Power of You Teens organization. Next Move, Best Move: Transitioning into a Career You’ll Love is her first book. Find her online at kimberlybcummings.com and manifestyourself.com, as well as on Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Goodreads.

Next Move, Best Move: Transitioning Into a Career You'll Love by Kimberly B. Cummings (2021)

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Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life by Susan David (2016)

Pivot: The Art and Science of Reinventing Your Career and Life Hardcover by Adam Markel (2016)

Reinvention Roadmap: Break the Rules to Get the Job You Want and Career You Deserve by Liz Ryan (2016)

Leap: Leaving a Job with No Plan B to Find the Career and Life You Really Want by Tess Vigeland (2015)

The Accidental Career by Benny Ho (2013)

The PathFinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success, revised and updated edition by Nicholas Lore (2012)

Coach Yourself to a New Career: 7 Steps to Reinventing Your Professional Life by Talane Miedaner (2010)

This Is Not the Career I Ordered: Empowering Strategies from Women Who Recharged, Reignited, and Reinvented Their Careers by Caroline Dowd-Higgins (2010)

The 10 Laws of Career Reinvention: Essential Survival Skills for Any Economy by Pamela Mitchell (2009)

Getting Unstuck: A Guide to Discovering Your Next Career Path by Timothy Butler (2009)

Strategies for Successful Career Change: Finding Your Very Best Next Work Life by Martha E. Mangelsdorf (2009)

Your Next Move: The Leader’s Guide to Navigating Major Career Transitions by Michael D. Watkins (2009)

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