Category: Finding Career Passion

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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May 08

Journal Writing and Career Direction

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Unleashing the Clues to Our Authentic Career The clients I work with are asked to keep a journal of thoughts, feelings and emotions on anything and everything of relevance as they move through the Your Passion to Career Program.  So why is it important to keep a journal during this time or in general? “Confusion”,” …

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May 04

SATISFY YOUR SPIRIT WHILE FINDING CAREER PASSION

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How often have you heard that defining your career is an inside job?   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 you? …

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Apr 30

ADD Symptoms at Work? 5 Tips to Transform an Unhappy Environment

Are you in a job or career where you find that others are easily annoyed around you? Are you noticing your ADD symptoms at work worsening?  Are your relationships at work suffering? Are you getting called on the carpet in your job by your supervisor/manager or co-workers and can’t figure out why? Do you keep …

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Apr 22

How My ADD Symptoms Helped My Career Decision

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Mar 14

Richard Branson and Career ADD

As a former Founder and CEO of an international children’s art franchise, KidzArt, and someone who was undiagnosed with ADD until 2008, I now understand how important it is to acknowledge my limitations and celebrate my gifts.  I knew I was different and challenged in some very specific areas, but did not have a clue …

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Mar 14

Your Ideal Career, Distractions and Career ADD

Is It Me or My Job That’s Making Me Crazy? >Distractions of any kind can derail us…right? Couple those distractions Career ADD or living a Career ADD Lifestyle and it’s easy to see why you might be meandering down the wrong path. How many of us are switching activities multiple times throughout the day, and …

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Mar 14

EIGHT THINGS YOU MUST DO WHEN YOU HAVE CAREER ADD

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 many folks talk about these things in career counseling and I want to summarize what I’ve found to be true over the …

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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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