The GreenLight View on Career Purpose

Pace Your Entry

A New Year is special as it awakens us to the possibility of a fresh start. It is a time when many people make resolutions about health, food, exercising, quitting smoking, finding a new job, finding a partner, creating more community, volunteering etc. Many of us rush out to make all the changes at once which ultimately fails and leaves us feelin... [Read More]
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How Can Death Be a Motivator?

There is one certainty in life: We will die. Death can seem like a taboo topic in our culture, but it is the one inevitability for everyone. When my clients and I first begin working together, one of the exercises I ask them to do is write their own obituary. I think it is important for all of us to look at our lives from the death perspective. Thi... [Read More]
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Creating awareness around your motivation

Change can be challenging, especially initiating it and taking that first step. Often our inner critic can get loud and find ways to convince us to remain inactive and keep the status quo. That critic part of us is more committed to the predictable. Being aware of this thinking is very important so that we can recognize it for what it is, a gremlin... [Read More]
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Embracing Imperfection

The Gifts of Imperfection, Brene Brown’s book about living what she terms a “wholehearted life.” Brene, a Ph.D. who’s spent the past 10 years studying vulnerability, courage, authenticity, and shame, offers comfort to all of us in the process of letting go of who we think we should be so tha... [Read More]
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Appreciation

Appreciation is so powerful both for the receiver and the giver and in my humble opinion we do not appreciate each other enough both in our personal lives as well as work. Appreciating someone can open them up to their greatness, their potential, and their inspiration and giving the appreciation can do the same for you. In coaching we focus on t... [Read More]
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