Is there too much labor in your career?
Today we celebrate the contributions of American workers in the USA….Labor Day!
Congratulations to all of us and now…
I want to throw it on its head a bit to create more ease in your life.
You see…there may be too much labor in your career!
Are you plagued with a syndrome I see all too often in my coaching practice?
Working hard to prove you are worthy?
Prove you are worth it? (the money– what $$$)?
Prove you are ready to be promoted?
You may be trying too hard,
I am so excited to feature a client of mine and an overall BadAss woman for this week’s Motivational Monday. Rhonda Ulrich, Esq. is a true inspiration to men and women, alike. Rhonda has “written” several chapters in her career and is re-inventing herself again as she grabs her alignment, “brings her soul to work” and creates the life and career worthy of her big heart! Rhonda and I have known each other for about one year and I have seen her come into such strength and alignment. We met in person at my (clients only) retreat in Miami in May…it was transformational for all the women in attendance.
Rhonda began writing inspirational blogs on her LinkedIn profile and I asked if I could feature this latest version.
Who you think you are may be hurting you….let’s explore this tricky topic. It’s more than self-image.
Like it or not, our lives are a collection of our thought habits.
This past Saturday I had a great session with my Mastermind ladies. These are women who have worked with me for a while and are frickin’ awesome! Heck….they inspire me with all they accomplish and their aligned, soul-based living. Many of them have recently achieved more in their careers and lives than they ever imagined possible for themselves.
They are living their dream lives because of one major change. They began to see themselves in new ways. There are some necessary steps to take to get aligned.
How to Fail Well and Succeed.
Warning: This idea may conflict with your idea of reality!
We are taught that failure is to be avoided at all costs.
Good grades are celebrated and failing grades are punished!
Failing is bad!
Failing is wrong and painful and a sin.
Now that you are an adult, I can share something with you.
Failing WELL is the key to SUCCESS!
Yes, many successful people will tell you this.
Failures are legendary….Babe Ruth struck out 1,330 times in his baseball career, but he isn’t even in the top 100 of strike outs. The top of the list is full of Hall of Fame players and men who are the games all-time greats!
How to Manage When it Never Ends: Embrace Life Lessons
What? Never Ends?
I know….life is a constant flurry of things…events…feelings….thoughts…..can’t we just get off and coast?
No. We. Can’t.
Life has a way of constantly flowing.
A river that never stops, always flowing.
A horse race around the track, over and over.
When I was diagnosed with breast cancer 6 weeks into a new job, I thought my entire existence was going to crumble. Cancer gives one the jag in the throat, the punch in the gut…I did wonder if I would die or how bad it would all be. When I told my boss I was so afraid of being criticized,
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!
Where is your time going? Do we spend time, use time or lose time?
I remember this one time when my old car pulled up next to me at a light. My red hybrid Camry looked ok for its age. Bumper a bit scratched and I wondered if it rode as well as it did for the five years I drove it. Nostalgia hit me like a sudden life movie began playing.
Where was I when I drove that car? Who was I when I bought it?
I was striving to be someone more than I was at the time. The car wasn’t my answer to that, I just wanted the car for practical reasons,
Office Politics Can Kill Your Success or Make It!
There are ways to rise above office politics to continue to succeed with your job. Easier said than done, right? Wrong! There are some great things you can do to kick your office politics in the butt. Think about it simply, office politics is just your differences between other people. Really, It all comes down to communicating effectively and developing awesome relationships. When we fix those, we beat office politics.
1. Map Your Organization
Office politics often work their way around the set hierarchal positions. Many have different relationships with others so even though those who are below you may be given more information or tasks depending on where they fall into the office “map”.