Thinking Aloud

Let's embrace trial and error, chance in career journeys

Read on for three tips on how to do so, by a Stanford professor who revolutionised career counselling

Planning assiduously works less well today when disruption has become the order of the day. ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH
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Unplanned events can lead to good careers.

That's not just a claim I'm making but the big idea in a bona fide career theory called Planned Happenstance, developed by the late Stanford professor John D. Krumboltz and two others in the late 1990s.

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