Category: Finding Career Passion

Nov 12

Steps to Enter Your Inner Career Game

How often have you heard that defining your career is an inner career game?   If so, or even if you have not, ask yourself these questions: Are you now looking for work out of desperation? Are you more concerned about getting the job just because you have the skills or because the job appeals to …

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Oct 15

Synchronicity and Career ADD

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A few weeks ago I received an email from the “Twilight Zone.”   It read, “Are you the Shelley Mendelson I met in Europe in 1980?  Actually it was 1981, but I digress.  In fact, he was a friend that I had gotten to know while traveling and living in California and came up to visit …

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Sep 16

Nine Essential Career ADD Strategies

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I am reposting this article as a reminder to fall in love with the work you do and make it a priority! Those of us with Career ADD have special challenges that are necessary to address if we are to live well and find Career Happiness.  I consider these things “must dos.”  I have heard …

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Aug 27

Understand Your Value at Work with ADD

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In my practice, I often hear, “I do the work of three people and no one understands what I do.”  So when asked to provide an explanation, the only answer we can come up with is “It’s complicated.”  This happened to me in my own company as a franchisor with KidzArt.  For me, it got …

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Aug 26

TIME TO PLAY and REJOICE

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  Quit Being So Serious OMG – I have been listening to the Love Afformation by Noah St. John and I am feeling so good and inspired that I wanted to refocus us all on PLAYING and to stop trying to figure it all out.  I drove my son to his job this morning, and …

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Aug 13

What Creates Inspired Action – A True Story

You might be familiar with the term “Compelling Vision”, or creating a compelling vision of your future.  If you have ever attempted to “visualize” your Compelling Vision before you have a crystal clear direction, you may find it a daunting process.  In this post, I am sharing the Compelling Vision of my client Jonathan.  If …

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Jul 30

ALREADY LOVE YOUR WORK?

TIPS TO KEEP IT FUN FOR ADDers No matter how much you love your work, ADD symptoms can derail you and can turn an awesome situation into a nightmare.  I just read an article that listed ways to manage ADD at work.  I thought I would put my spin on it, particularly if you LOVE …

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Jul 22

YOU’RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME

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How to Shift the ‘Tude” and Have More Fun In Your Job I remember when I was in my twenties and I worked for a big corporation as a legal secretary – if you can even imagine an off-the-chart ADDer doing this job in the first place. After being shuffled around the legal department to …

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Jul 17

Authentic YOU Career Tips

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I used to write for a popular online Career site, and may go back to doing so one day.  The site has career practitioners from the Career industry such as job search coaches, career counselors and coaches, resume writers, interview coaches, etc.  I still receive updates daily with typical titles like “How to Secure a …

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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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