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Career Change

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How to Stay Focused on Your Career Clarity Journey

How can you stay focused on your career clarity journey, when so many distractions are vying for your attention? One of my career coaching clients, let’s call him Tom, is in the midst of building his consulting business that he is very passionate about.

However, he often gets distracted by day dreams about becoming a farmer. His longing to go back to the land distracts him from pursuing his current venture whole-heartedly. As an example of how you can turn your distracting day dream into a guide that helps you stay focused, here’s how Tom did it.

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Success is Transferable – How to Draw on What’s Working Well in Your Life to Create Career Fulfillment

We tend to be so problem focused that we often don’t pay attention to our success. When we take note of what is working well in our lives, we can use the insights we gain to make positive changes in the aspects of our lives that feel stuck and unfulfilled. Here’s how one of my career coaching clients, let’s call her Liz, did exactly this beautifully and successfully.

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3 Steps to Build Trust When Going Through Career Change

Trust is an essential ingredient, when going through a career change. Yet it often seems out of reach, when we need it the most.  Do you ever catch yourself, thinking up worst case scenarios and preparing your game plan? You are certainly not alone. When you do, you temporarily loose trust in things working out well. How can you find trust within when outside circumstances don’t seem to deserve your trust? It’s easier than you might think.

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Informational Interviews – The Way to Test-Drive Your Dream Career

Informational interviews provide an opportunity to learn about the day-to-day reality of your dream career from people who are already engaged in it. Conducting informational interviews allows you to ‘test-drive’ your dream career before investing in additional training, starting a business or applying for jobs. This will save you a lot of time and energy!

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How to Find Your Tribe

Do you yearn for a career where you feel a sense of belonging? Most people do! Do you leave parts of you behind when you go to work? You are not alone. When you find your tribe, a group of people you truly belong to, you will learn to show up more authentically. It will help you let go of masks and armours you may have put on in the work place in order to fit in. Finding your tribe ultimately helps you find a career and a work environment where your authentic gifts are fully appreciated.

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How to Say NO with Confidence and Grace

Who likes to say no? Most people don’t! However, if you want to say YES to your positive career transformation, you need to learn how to say no to the things that keep you stuck, distracted and overcommitted. Learning how to say no with confidence and grace will help you move forward and create the career and life you truly want. May Aimee’s story inspire you to say YES to your bigger vision and no to things that hold you back from achieving it.

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Doing What You Love

Doing What You Love – How to Grow Your Health & Happiness

Finding your calling and dedicating your life to doing what you love undoubtedly is the most meaningful and fulfilling way of living you can create for yourself. I was recently reminded of this, when our dear neighbour, Mary (not her real name), quietly took her last breath while working in her beautiful, beloved garden at the ripe old age of 96 years. Spring, summer, winter and fall, Mary could be found in her garden most days, planting, watering, pruning, weeding, lovingly creating and re-creating beauty year after year.

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Career Clarity from the Inside Out

Career Clarity from the Inside Out

When Sinisha ventured on his career clarity exploration and hired me as his career coach, he was frustrated that at 55 he was still wondering what the heck to be “when I grow up.” He felt lost. Stuck in a dead end job, he needed help navigating his way out of grid lock and into a more constructive direction.

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How to Find Your Flow at Work

Many people feel out of sync at work, either constantly rushed, feeling behind or feeling bored and stagnant. So, if you are wondering how can you find your flow at work, you are not alone. Based on my quest for career clarity and my clients’ successes I feel strongly that career fulfillment is intricately connected with embracing your innate pace at work and at play.

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Learning Style – Discover Yours & Make Career Change Easy

Learning something new can be a most energizing or a most frustrating experience depending on how we go about it. Getting clear on your learning style will make your learning experience much more energizing and rewarding.  Changing careers goes almost always hand in hand with learning new skills. As you discover your natural learning style and work with your strengths you will ease your way through career transition. 

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