The GreenLight View
on Career Purpose
There is always an opportunity for more: more perspective, more options, more love, more connection, more challenge, more freedom.
Don’t Give Up on Birthing Your Purpose
When you are in career transition toward purpose work, it is inevitable that you will experience obstacles and doubt. Your inner critic will get loud and tell you to give up. It won’t actually say, “give up,” but it will come up with what appears to be “good reasons” to stop pursuing your purpose work. This is totally normal. Our inner... [Read More]Filed Under: Purpose
Rest is the Special Ingredient in Career Life Fulfillment
The seventh habit in Stephen Covey’s classic bestseller, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, is called “Sharpen Your Saw.” Covey writes: “Allow yourself to grow by maintaining a balanced program in the four areas of your life: physical, social/emotional, mental, and spiritual. Take time out from production to build production... [Read More]Filed Under: Flourishing
Purpose Work is a Journey Not a Destination
When you feel called to do purpose work, it is important to learn to listen within. Learn to create quiet space to hear the depths of your highest self. Learn to listen to your soul’s whispers. My clients are successful mid-career women who have learned to succeed by following an external authority. They excel in school, university, and at the... [Read More]Filed Under: Purpose
What Assumptions Are You Living With About Your Work Life?
In the study of Organizational Behavior there is a concept called the “psychological contract.” “Psychological contracts are a set of 'promises' or 'expectations' that are exchanged between the parties in an employment relationship. These parties include employers, managers, individual employees and their work colleagues. Unlike formal contra... [Read More]Filed Under: Purpose
Trust the Mystery in Career Transition
So much of career transition means sitting with the unknown about where you are going to land. I want my clients to enjoy the journey, not just hold their breath until they start their purpose work. In our culture, we have lost sight of our BEING because we focus too much on DOING. And the truth is, our bodies need rest; our bodies need to relax... [Read More]Filed Under: Flourishing