Creating Your Career Advancement Blueprint


Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare. “This is absolutely true,” says Karim Ismail, serial entrepreneur, philanthropist, and CEO of Avidium Inc., an international management consulting firm. He is also the author of Keep Any Promise: A Blueprint for Designing Your Future, which expresses his philosophy that “without goals and a solid plan, very little achievement is possible in the long run.” In this CareerCast, Karim shares his vision, insights, and hard-fought lessons after a near-tragic personal and professional event.

CareerCast is a monthly podcast from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business that answers your most pressing career questions. Join us for discussions with leading business experts and authors. Discover how you can define your personal brand, bounce back from a career setback, grow your leadership skills, and more. New episodes are released the third Friday of each month. Submit a question for next episode's guest, or check out our archive of past episodes archive of past episodes, each with its own collection of resources and further reading. Subscribe to CareerCast to make sure you don't miss out on advice that can take your career to the next level.

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