Mon, 30 July 2018
Imagine this scene: you’re driving to the office, and you feel your stomach tighten up.
It’s not like butterflies, it’s more like anxious nerves starting to kick into high gear.
You park, hesitate for a moment in the car before walking up to the building, sigh, and wonder to yourself, “Do I really *have* to today?”
But if you’re anything like the thousands of people we’ve helped, there’s a part of your brain that probably also pipes up and says: “Appreciate what you have! This is a stable job with good benefits, is impressive to other people, and gives you vacation and sick leave. And leaving would have huge consequences on your family, your mortgage payments…what would you even do instead?”
Or, even more scary: “What if I change jobs and it’s worse?”
It makes it really painful to start to answer the question: Should I Quit My Job?
But it doesn’t have to be.
Here are four questions to help you weigh the Pros and Cons of quitting your job — versus some of the possible potential upside of staying.
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Mon, 23 July 2018
On this week’s episode of The Happen To Your Career Podcast, four-time NYT bestselling author Gretchen Rubin dives into the science behind unmet resolutions, the anchor holding you back from your side gig, and the reason one “right way” might be...well...bullshit. A seasoned podcaster, she regularly co-hosts the Happier Podcast where she provides tips for making and breaking habits and success strategies for each personality type.
In her latest book, The Four Tendencies, Gretchen explains a personality framework involving, as you would guess, four tendencies. Each identified type is characterized by their tendency to respond to inner expectations and outer expectations. (Inner expectations being those you set on yourself—like New Year’s resolutions; outer expectations being those put on you by friends, coworkers, family, etc.)
Mon, 16 July 2018
What if you could take the very small parts of your past jobs that you love the very most, and spend most of your day doing those things that you were great at and made you happy? That’s what it’s like to work in your strengths. The more that we use our strengths in a day, the less likely we are to feel stressed, worried, angry or sad! Finding your strengths makes it easier to discover exactly what you want out of your career and life.
What you’ll learn
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Mon, 9 July 2018
We’ve now asked hundreds of people who’ve made successful career pivots one question after they’ve completed the journey:
“What advice would you give someone who’s decided they want to make a career change?”
What came back was surprising! It didn’t have anything to do with the best resume ever or the best tactic to market your skills or even the steps to take
Nope! Instead it turns out that all of them described making a career change as a journey and there are far more important advice to consider.
We’ve taken the advice from 6 successful career changers and put it into this episode
Mon, 2 July 2018
Description: Wondering what types of jobs help people? This mentality will lead you the exact opposite direction of a fulfilling career. In this episode we discuss exactly what you can do instead. We also showcase exactly how Jackie Yerby made a career change to helping people in the way that’s most meaningful for her!
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