Professional Development

Create your Own Luck

November 15, 2016

Ever wondered why some people are so lucky, why they “catch all the breaks”? Wondered how they find themselves in the “right place at the right time”? Ever wished you could increase your own lucky breaks?

Now you can. Come and listen to Penny Freno, Career Education Specialist from SFU’s Career & Volunteer Services, as she shares strategies on improving your luck. ‘Creating your own luck’ is a career development philosophy which maintains that people can influence their luck, and create more opportunities for themselves by embracing a set of competencies to help you be more successful as you navigate your career path.

You’ll hear about the philosophy and then have a chance to think of applying the strategies to your own life. Changing the way you look for work or network with people might just give you your own lucky break. 

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 23, from 12:00-1:30pm 
Location: Bennett Library 7010 (Research Commons)
Register: Register using myInvolvemen

This session is part of the Brown Bag Lunch Series, offered in partnership between the SFU Postdoctoral Fellows Association and the APEX Professional Development Program within the Office of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Fellows. All SFU Postdoctoral Fellows and Graduate Students are invited to attend. 

Please feel free to bring your lunch with you as we explore this topic informally over lunch hour. Coffee will be provided.

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