The new mantra for me was that I am going to focus on experiences rather than material things. My life’s tune became, I do not need anything new. 2020 with all its woes confirmed the value of this tune.
I focus on navigating career direction rather than discovering purpose. Reflecting on a question such as, what you would like to do now or next? is so much easier than, what is your purpose or passion? My direction is clear and guided by my objectives, core values and vision. What do you think?
“The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.” Robert Jordan
You have a lifetime to define your intentions but remember that you also need to outline your goals and actions for these intentions to become a reality. Go on...Define your intentions!
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Optimism is the foundation of courage – Nicholas M Butler
"The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing" Walt Disney
By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands - your own. M.V. Hansen
Have you heard? “Resumes are dead” (Richie Norton)
The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and starting on the first one - M. Twain
If you write it down, you can make it happen - S. Jonekos
When our phase changes, so must our approach. Rebecca Minkoff
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. - A. Einstein
As for the future, your task is not to foresee it but to enable it. Antoine de Saint Exupéry My clients, new acquaintances as well as many of you, my dear readers of my blog, often ask how did I uncover my career path. Here is a snippet of my career journey along with some … Continue reading What does YOU like to do?
If you can stand in space just for a little while, a new door will open, or you’ll be able to see in the dark after a while, you’ll adjust - Jane Campion
Show me a successful individual and I’ll show you someone who had real positive influences in his or her life - D. Washington
The warrior and the artist live by the same code of necessity, which dictates that the battle must be fought anew every day – S. Pressfield
DO or DO NOT. There is no try - Yoda
"What is knowledge if you don’t use it" – Dr. Jane Carter MD A career planning technique I teach my clients is to reflect on their knowledge. Many clients initially reject the technique claiming they do not have time for this. However, once they give it a try, they typically cannot stop talking about its … Continue reading Wait! What? I Don’t Have Time to Reflect on My Knowledge
What is happening in the world of work in 2022? UNCERTAINTY is the word in what some are calling a 'strange new world’. Many are saying that an ability to shift directions will continue to be important to both job seekers and employers. My friend, Karena de Souza, always the optimist, tells us that we … Continue reading Revisiting Hardwired Adaptability
“So, how do I prepare for jobs of the future?” This is a question that is understandably on the minds of many young people.
Even the most encouraging coach on the planet can’t make you finish the race. You’re going to have to find it in yourself to chase it down all on your own, a quote by Rachel Hollis I love this quote and I agree with it 👍 Common Question However, this leads many readers to question, What … Continue reading Whose Responsibility Is It Anyway?