About Pipe Dreams: 7 Pipelines of Career Success

Are you frustrated with your career? Puzzled about moving forward?

Check out my new book – Pipe Dreams: 7 Pipelines of Career Success. It is ideally suited for all levels of employees who need guidance on how to navigate a path to satisfaction and success.

I take the mystery out of unspoken rules of engagement that every employee should know about moving around within your company. My book offers an insider's perspective and shares a behind-the-scenes look into key factors that effective employees master.

In my book, I discuss the essentials for your success including how to:

  • Clarify your purpose and discover your passion
  • Prepare for getting what you want
  • Identify your preferences and interests
  • Use your principles and values to guide your career choices
  • Harness your energy and personality and build your personal brand
  • Examine your performance and demonstrate your potential
  • Overcome resistance, fear, and personal risk of change
  • Recover from career mistakes and missteps

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What readers are saying about Pipe Dreams

  • Mike Gellman helps you realize the potential that will take you to the next level in your career journey. He explains how you can succeed with simple examples and analogies, which you will always remember! I did not hesitate to buy his book "Pipe Dreams: 7 Pipelines of Career Success" right after listening to him for the first time.
  • I like all the ‘Inside Insights’ throughout the book! Pipe Dreams provides the blueprint to avoid and fix broken pipes in your career. Mike’s book is enjoyable to read and full of ideas with clear models and thought-provoking questions.
    The Succession Consultant, author of The 30-Minute Guide to Talent and Succession Management and New Employee Onboarding Programs
  • This is a great book to share with friends or peers. Mike acts as your private career coach. He provides practical advice to readers who truly want to take charge of their own careers. Ponder his suggestions, play out the scenarios in your mind, keep a journal. Don’t wait!
    Founder, Career Systems International, Co-Author of Help Them Grow
  • I can attest to the powerful influences the factors in Pipe Dreams: 7 Pipelines of Career Success have had in my own career journey. Both energy industry and non-industry professionals who are striving to get “unstuck” in their careers will benefit from the key principles and thought-provoking questions posed in this small, yet powerful book.
    Former CEO & Chairman of SoCalGas
  • Practical, relevant, and hard-hitting. Mike has identified the seven most important forces you can align right now to propel your career.Pipe Dreams is a wise read for professionals and leaders at all levels. Get it now!
    Author or editor of 34 books including global bestsellers MOJO and What Got You Here Won't Get You There

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About The Author

Mike Gellman, M.S. is passionate about coaching and has devoted his career to helping employees, leaders, and teams work more effectively and achieve their potential within corporate and nonprofit organizations. He launched and managed a highly regarded career coaching and development center for SoCalGas employees and was heavily involved in leading enterprise-wide talent management and organizational development initiatives. For over 15 years, Mike has successfully facilitated numerous succession planning, high potential leader development, employee engagement and organizational change efforts. He also created an award-winning mentorship program for the San Diego chapter of the Association for Talent Development (formerly ASTD) that has been running strong since 2000. Mike is an ACC credentialed coach through the International Coach Federation (ICF), the premier organization for professionally trained coaches. Mike has a Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Springfield College and has also completed graduate studies in Entrepreneurship from San Diego State University. In addition to being a devoted dad of a bright 12 year-old son, Jonas, Mike enjoys hiking, camping, photography, running, and volunteering in his community. Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and having spent most of his professional career in San Diego, California, he currently resides in Irvine, California.
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Five percent of all sales of this book will be donated to the Pipe Dreams Foundation and charities providing career-related support services to individuals in need.

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