July, 2012

claim your career bliss: interview with lynda monk

“You need one [self-care] to have the other [bliss] … I learned over time that when self-care is something that I return to as a ritual and a practice … it lights up the other parts of my life … Self-care says who I am is important and what I need is important … and…

5 approaches (you may be using) that harm your career transition

When you’re in the mood, mode, or hurry to change jobs or careers, you’re focused on what’s next. And knowing what you want next instills a feeling of confidence. It’s that sense of direction that we crave to feel. Now, all you have to do is go and get what you want. Just one quick…

claim your career bliss: interview with alex franzen

“A great sense of bliss, and certainty and serenity comes from knowing who you are … and not just knowing, but having the words to convey it … If you can’t answer the question: ‘So, what do you do?’ Then [knowing who you are] is not really worth much … It’s the ownership of the…

50 ways to enjoy your current job (more than you currently do)

1. See everyone as someone with a purpose (including you). 2. Have dreams. 3. Acknowledge what you know and do each day. 4. Care for your work space. 5. Breathe before answering. 6. Go to the bathroom when you need to. 7. Share something (that you think is) strange about yourself with others. 8. Express…

claim your career bliss: interview with tad hargrave

“One of my mentors … his money vanished … like 2 million dollars of his life savings gone … In an interview he said: ‘I spent 40 years doing what I wanted to do. I still have those 40 years. I just lost the money. [Others] lost the money and the 40 years.’ … One…