Your Career Matters to Every Part of Your Life. So, Create a Destination Worthy of You.
She was shot down for a promotion.
“That’s ok,” she told herself….”I didn’t want to work that hard or play those ridiculous office politics, anyway!”
Just under the surface, she was crushed.
Deep down, under her rationalizing brain, her mind began to spin.
Thoughts and feelings of all the times she was ignored, overlooked,
even mocked for being her.
All those feelings came streaming out.
Not to worry, she knew exactly how to suppress them.
Wine with friends, they will understand and so, a night out bitching together,
You Really Must Network Like this for Your Career
We have all heard it, “networking is essential for success.”
I talk about networking all the time with my clients. Heck, it brought me so many opportunities and successes that I can’t even imagine keeping my head down and ignoring this basic essential success tool.
As a matter of fact, networking is not a tool. It is life to a career. Like oxygen and blood, your body needs to live, networking is essential to the LIFE of your career.
SO many smart, hard-working, (potentials) put it off, don’t do it, shrug off the awkwardness,
“that’s only for sales people”, they say.
Every day I see it. Career Success that was once imagined impossible. Career Success that was thought out of reach.
Every day women go from “why me” to powered up. Success has certain traits and leaves clues.
Successful people think a certain way and act a certain way.
How does it get that way? I have been studying success for years. First, it was my own, then my teams’, now the people I coach. There are certain principles that when followed, will lead to the same result.
We are energetic beings in a physical universe. We must live according to the quantum physics of the energy as well as the effort and action required in the physical world.
The Job Myths…..finally busted!
You must work hard, be unhappy (isn’t everyone)…..in a job, miserable?
You must work more the more you get paid…..
You must be a political, arrogant, self- seeking person to get ahead….
You must be vicious to others to be successful…..
You must leave the corporate world to be happy.
What a bunch of junk!!
There are so many myths about work and jobs that it has created real conflict in many of us!
I also see many folks pursuing their “work for myself” dream and it just doesn’t get going because of multiple issues.
Each day I speak to folks who work. Yes, people who put forth effort in the world, mostly for a company (sometimes for themselves) and they are not happy and fulfilled. Meaning escapes them.
Are we supposed to find meaning in our work?
Maybe that is just for nomads, coaches, authors, yogis?
Meaning is the exact goal we all look for in life and YES!
It can be found in our work. When meaning is found in work we feel a high vibrational energy, feels like LOVE.
The feelings like LOVE cause chemicals in our body to soothe and make us feel great. Why, then wouldn’t we want CAREER LOVE?
We work at least 8 hours a day and if we are not feeling love,
Each day we have one choice and most of us screw it up.
Many of us blow it, right out of bed.
Many of us don’t understand just how crucial this one thing is.
So, we do the same thing every day, think of all the obstacles and barriers we have in life.
Do you know that this is everything?
This. Is. Everything.
One thing you really need to do ALL YEAR…..everyday.
Manage how you feel.
You do make choices every single day.
When you wake up, do you immediately go to the worry, the pain, the problems?
Do you chose to focus on these?
OK, Big reveal…
Something became obvious after a client learned a painful life lesson. It has a big impact on me as a coach.
You see…my heart breaks every day….that’s right, every day.
And this one time it really hurt. You see, my coaching is an investment. Of course, you want to make changes in your career and life, it’s an investment in time and money.
I conduct webinars, talk about what I did to lift my career. And post all the time, tips, techniques and stories of others who are landing their dream jobs and crushing it!
I lifted my career and that of others’ many times in my life and know how to combine the best in executive techniques with spiritual and personal development.
You Are in Control..it’s Your Life
But, they don’t tell you that, do they? Don’t forget…your career, your life….it’s a new year. Maybe you have been convinced that you aren’t worth the next promotion? Maybe you keep working for the same boss?
Perhaps you are confused that being the perfect student and hard worker isn’t working anymore and you feel stifled by making sure everything is just right before you take a step. Perhaps you’ve studied the Law of Attraction and wonder why it isn’t working for you?
Is there more month than pay? Did your Holidays feel extra tight?
Take Control…it’s Your LIFE!
Let’s talk about how…HERE.
Take a few minutes to answer these inner questions.
Happy New You! New You all Year Long.
Happy New YOU!
Each year, same old resolutions come and go and they are written about why they fail. Perhaps now you settle into a simple promise that you know you can keep.
“I will be more sincere this year.” And as soon as you say it your gremlin mind begins to take over! “You know you can’t be that way at work!” “You know you can’t be that way with Sally!” (Friend who needs your shoulder to cry on and you never get anything from her.)
This year must be different. You must get that promotion, get that raise, or go for that new job that you are so worth and ready for!
Oh, what a year of growth! Lots of Bests!
I want to share my best reads and listens with you as a year end wrap up to Mo-tivational Mondays!
Has this year been your best? I hope it has been! Think about where can you notch it up!
Ever since I was a young girl, reading and learning have been my refuge. I have read a lot this year! My Book Club knows it. Lives get changed by reading books. My all time favorite, Napoleon Hill’s “Think & Grow Rich” is an all time success manual. Not only my life, Oprah’s, Tony Robbins, my son, many clients….. If you haven’t read this book. Get it now,