Category: career happiness

Jul 04

Career ADD, Inspiration and Midnight in Paris

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  I just caught a few minutes of my favorite movie of ALL TIME as of a year ago – Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris.  There are so many reasons why I love this movie.  I can not begin to list them all.  The most significant lesson that grabs me every time is what draws …

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Jun 20

Tips to Stop Negative Thinking When We Are In the Wrong Job or Career

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Yesterday, I received an email from one of my clients who was clearly in crisis because he is in the wrong job.  His ADD symptoms continue to spiral out of control and it is impacting not only his work, but those around him.  He is at the beginning of his process and does not see …

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Mar 14

CONSISTENCY AND CAREER HAPPINESS: The Cost of a Lapse

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As I sit here today, I realize that I have not written a blog post or article for several weeks.  Although this may seem insignificant to many of you who are reading career-related articles daily, I have personally paid a price.  Being human, I understand that uncommon results come from doing the common thing over …

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Mar 14

DO CAREER ASSESSMENTS LEAD TO CAREER HAPPINESS?

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When I first began my career as a Career Counselor, I remember attending a conference for our profession held in Sacramento close to 20 years ago.  One of the workshops was a debate on both sides of the effectiveness of career assessments v. self-assessment and introspection. While I have taken and given many assessments, I …

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Mar 14

CAREER ASSESSMENTS AND CAREER HAPPINESS II: Connecting the Dots

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I recently wrote on Career Assessments and Career Happiness.  In it I explained that the trouble with many of these assessments are that there is no personal involvement or inner process that involve an individual seeking guidance in the results other than checking yes or no to a question – or another limited response. I …

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Mar 14

CAREER ADD AFFLICTION NO. ONE

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On my website at www.passiontocareer.com I used to list Eleven Afflictions of Career ADD.  Truth be told, told there are several more.  However, these are the afflictions that quite naturally came up for me as I pondered my own ADD issues related to my career life. In my next few blog posts, I hope to …

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