Tag Archives: Frustration

Career Resilience 10: Time to Go

12 Nov
Several silhouettes of businesspeople interacting office background

Time to Go? In earlier chapters of the Career Resilience Series we have looked at ways for reviewing and building our career path and resilience. In the remaining set of articles we will explore critical considerations once you’ve decided that it really is time to go. We’ll look at these considerations in three articles, covering …

Career Resilience 9: Should I quit?

11 Oct
Should I quit

Career Resilience 9: Should I quit? We’ve all had that feeling, like we can’t handle this anymore, and we begin to think of jumping ship. Perversely, that’s precisely the point NOT to jump anywhere. Remember the old adage ‘Act in haste, repent at leisure’. Instead, that’s the time we should step back and consider what’s …

15-Minute Strategy: Perfectionism & Taking Imperfect Action

07 Apr

  Perfectionism: If you’re anything like me, we’ve lived with things in total disarray for so long that we’ve kind of got used to chaos. And we tell ourselves that if we’re going to fix things this time, we’ve got to make it ‘right’. “No point in doing a half-baked job of fixing this”, we tell …

I Need a Career Epiphany.

07 Apr
Career Epiphany or Smart Choices

“Seek Knowledge and, in its getting, gain Wisdom” (Socrates) The other day, a friend told me that he needed a “Career Epiphany”. I simply smiled back at him. On one hand, I was glad that he was beginning to take his career, and its place in his life, seriously. On the other hand, I wondered what he thought an ‘Epiphany’ …