It started with panic attacks… I would be lying in bed trying to sleep and hear a small noise and shoot out of bed. I was in a long distance relationship so I would call my boyfriend in a panic and he would tell me to call someone who was close by. Someone who could bike over and give me a hug and tell me everything was going to be okay.
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Samantha has one too many drinks the night before and ends up sleeping in and ends up being late for an important meeting. When she realizes her face gets hot and her breath gets shallow. “Shit!” she thinks, “How could I have been so stupid? What have I done??”
This is shame, according to Brene Brown, research professor and public speaker on the topic.
The Bad News…
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According to Forbes, less than 5% of jobs are found through job boards.
So if you’re looking for a new job you should only spend 5% of your time applying for jobs from job boards. So what should you do instead?
My number one tip for landing your dream job is…
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As soon as we were all seated he wrote “I’m a Pinko Commie” on the blackboard. I was in grade 12 and the class was World Issues. I thought, “Who is this teacher? And what is he talking about?”
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Studies estimate that 70 – 85% of jobs are found through networking while according to Forbes less than 5% of jobs are found through job boards.
Most people spend tons of time on the job boards which is a big waste of time. So you NEED to network but don’t worry, it doesn’t have to mean going to millions of networking events and giving your elevator speech 100s of times.
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– Feel trapped or drained by your current work situation?
– Feel limited by money?
– Feel like you don’t have time or energy for yourself?
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“I can’t believe I’m getting paid for this!” is one of the best feelings.
I get it when I’m talking with a career coaching client on the phone and walking through the forest. And I used to get it all the time when I had a job leading canoe trips, being silly and working in the woods with teenage girls.
But there are other times in my life when I’ve been doing work that’s important to me and that I’m good at, but I end up feeling exhausted afterwards. So what’s the difference? And how can I (and you!) feel energized by our work more often?
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