You: "Yes, it would be nice to find the job of my dreams. Yes, it would be wonderful to feel inspired, happy, connected, and passionate at work. Of course I'm dying for more meaning and purpose. But I just need a job, fast!" Does this sound like you? Does finding the job of your dreams sound great in theory, but, getting back to reality, you just need a job - any job, and fast? I get it. It's … [Read more...]
I get questions from time to time that I'm sure that most of you are asking yourselves.
Here's a great one:
Q: It's great to think about pursuing passions, but what about being here now?
What about making the best of the situation by improving your own attitude and … [Read more...]
“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” ― John LennonWhat did you want to be when you grew up? Are you that now? Often, advice for finding work … [Read more...]
Do you want to get paid to do what you love? No. I really don't. I'd rather be bored out of my mind, and feel the life draining out of me. I kinda like being yelled at. It's probably good for me to do things that I dread, and that don't come naturally. (If you haven't noticed, I'm a little sarcastic). OF COURSE YOU WANT TO GET PAID TO DO WHAT YOU LOVE. The problem isn't really that you need convincing to do what you love. The problem is that no one … [Read more...]
Where do I start if I have no idea what I want next? I've run into this question a quite a lot. I've talked to many people who are feeling completely overwhelmed at not only the prospect of being motivated to do something (find a new job, get out of a terrible relationship), but also of the idea of having to create whatever it is that happens next. We are not dummies. We know when our jobs stink or … [Read more...]