what is bliss? defined as poetry.

Bliss is you. Inspired. Creating the life of your dreams. On purpose. The recipe? Clearly set intention. Brutal kindness. Mad, mad, mad … LOVE. … and truth. Being genuine. This is “the” magic. Connected. Deeply. To what truly matters. You matter to you. Sharing generously with the world. Distractions are filtered out. Out, out, I…

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November 28, 2013 tagged as:

the one thing you can stop telling yourself to unblock career bliss

We tell ourselves stories to make sense of the world so that we know what to do. As a collection, they helped us to create the path to now. They’re supposed to make things feel easier. Except when they don’t. And when they don’t, they need to be re-visited. Take for example, this painfully popular…

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November 17, 2013 / one comment tagged as:

play with and in your career (plus a personal update)

I write about career bliss. You know that. Especially if we’ve kept in touch for a little while via my posts. But I think that you also know that I don’t write about career as being separate from life. Career and life go together and are together for best results at feeling alive. I believe…

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September 30, 2013 tagged as:

clues in quotes for career bliss

I know and you know that not everyone thinks that career bliss is real nor possible. And in your own pursuits, you’ll feel knocked by the expectations and limitations that others place on themselves. The deal in this dynamic is this: If I can’t do it/see it/have it [it = career bliss] – then really,…

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September 2, 2013 tagged as:

how to ask for someone’s time … in an interesting way

It takes courage to ask someone for their time. Setting up that phone call, lunch or coffee date with someone that you may or may not know, to talk about something important to you in a productive and focused way, is no small thing. (Especially when it comes to your dream job.) And in case…

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August 15, 2013 tagged as: ,

why a personality assessment can’t create self-awareness

You are oriented to life differently than some and the same as others. No, it’s not an overly insightful statement, but in moments you do forget. You need to make yourself right so that someone else can be wrong (or vice versa … yes, that happens). You can’t figure someone out that you want to…

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July 24, 2013 tagged as:

curse career bliss – okay, why not?

All of time suddenly started to move in slow motion. Her eyes bulged. Here message obviously serious. Her voice raised. Ready. Aim. Fire. “Your company concept doesn’t sound serious at all. In fact it sounds flakey. And to associate yourself with the word ‘bliss’ – are you serious?!” It’s funny because I had been saying…

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March 5, 2013 tagged as:

A to Z for finding your dream job

It’s a time of year when you’re reflecting on what it would mean to have, to do, and be in your dream job. But what does it mean to stop dreaming and start creating it? That is … to find it. What does your dream job actually look like? How can you make it happen?…

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December 16, 2012 tagged as: ,

5 recommendations from a career counselor to you + why

I read a lot. Anything that I can get my hands on as a career counselor that can, will and does help you create a career in harmony with the life force flowing through you. Personally vetted. I’m actually not unlike my dog, Sonnet, when she finds a deer bone or stinky fish remains on…

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November 7, 2012 tagged as:

the need to be real at work is real

I felt like pulling my hair out and thought I was going blind. Total self-invalidation happening here. I had two orders for signage from the same company that were supposed to look identical in styling because I submitted the same file just a day apart. But the two orders came out looking totally different. Daniel…

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