Recently, one of my career coaching clients, let’s call her Nina (not her real name), came to her coaching call feeling discouraged. She had run into a seemingly insurmountable barrier since our last conversation.
At the end of her last career coaching session she had committed to contact several individuals for informational interviews to explore a professional field she felt drawn to. In previous career coaching sessions, she had reached clarity that her innate strengths would serve her well in this field. She was excited about the possibility of starting her new career. Now she wanted gain further insights into what it was like to work in this career, by talking to professionals.