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.
There Are More Options Than Time in a Day, Week, Month, and Even a Lifetime
Life is full of options and possibility. On any given day, we have multiple choices to make every day. Do any of these sound familiar?Filed Under: Flourishing
- When will I go to sleep and wake up?
- What will I eat for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks?
- When will I workout?
- What will I do for my workout?
- When wi... [Read More]
When is the best time to hire a Career Purpose Coach?
1. You are feeling stuck, stuck, stuck. This could look 2 ways: You have no idea what you want to do next. Or you have several ideas and can’t choose. 2. You start and then stop which leaves you feeling hopeless. You make some progress in your career transition but then you allow life to distract you. You feel good through the distraction but ... [Read More]Filed Under: Purpose
What is an Informational Interview?
What Is an Informational Interview? An informational interview is an opportunity to meet someone doing work that peaks your curiosity. This is an excellent tool to use while in career transition, because an informational interview gives you the opportunity to learn more, connect with people and expand your network. How Do I Find Someone to Interv... [Read More]Filed Under: Purpose
New clients often ask me if they should quit their current job.
The response I give my clients is this: Unless you are able to financially support yourself for one year, or even better, two years, I caution you not to quit your current work. Trying to envision your purpose work while stressed about finances is almost impossible. Psychologist Abraham Maslow discussed this in his paper “A Theory of Human Moti... [Read More]Filed Under: Purpose
Lean into GRIEF during career transition
When you are in the process of creating new work, it is ideal to let go of the past. You need to give yourself time to grieve. Many of my clients have followed the path laid out by external authority. They succeed in school, college and the companies that employ them. But something happens and they wake up to a longing for something more meaning... [Read More]Filed Under: Flourishing