Informational Interview Questions that Lead to Career Clarity

On your journey to career clarity, conducting informational interviews is one of the last steps before venturing down your chosen career path. Each informational interview helps you gain real live insights into a career field that based on your research seems well aligned with your unique strengths, values, purpose and passion. It’s like ‘test-driving’ your chosen field before taking additional training, starting a business or applying for jobs.

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You Are a Gift – How to Attract Your Fulfilling Career & Life

Thank you for coming to this place on earth at this time in history! You are a gift! As Dr. Seuss says it so well: “There is no one alive who is you-er than you!” That you-ness, the essence of who you truly are, is a tremendous gift to the world. Your gift is needed and wanted!

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Career Coaching – How to Find the Right Career Opportunities for YOU

When people initially contact me to inquire about career coaching, they often find it challenging to imagine that they could ever find a career that energizes and inspires them. Some are hoping for advice on what career path to pick and ask: “Will you give me specific career suggestions?” or “Can you tell me what I should do, given my skills and experience?”

I completely understand how uncomfortable it can feel to be without specific answers to these questions. I have been there myself, wishing someone would just give me the answers so that I could move on to the next chapter of my career.

From my own journey to career clarity as well as from witnessing my career coaching clients succeed, I have come to appreciate how awareness grows through coaching.

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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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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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say no with confidence and grace

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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How to Let Go of Past Mistakes

Dwelling on past mistakes is a huge waste of energy and a sure way to keep you stuck, filled with resentment and judgement. But how exactly do you let go of past mistakes? Every situation in life, including disappointing ones, is there to teach you something. So, stop beating yourself up.

Let’s turn your past mistakes into opportunities for growth and positive change instead. It’s a sure way to get you energized and moving forward with your career and life goals. Slide to the edge of your chair. Get ready to learn how to let go of past mistakes!

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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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Make Money Doing What You Love

One of the biggest challenges on the journey to career clarity and career fulfillment is to keep your mind open while you explore your innate strengths and values. For most people the question ‘How to make money doing what I love?’ shuts down their creative exploration. It’s like putting blinders on a horse. However there is a way to explore this important question with curiosity and break through the limiting beliefs you may carry.

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