Are You Sabotaging Your Job Search? How Perfectionism May Be Getting in Your Way
Are you a perfectionist? If so, it could be hampering your job search and your ability to make career decisions. I’ll explain how it’s shown up for me and how I see perfectionism actually slowing down the job search for my clients. Mostly, I want to help people recognize perfectionism for what it is — a paralyzing mask for fear — so they can get on with things and solve whatever the real problem is. I’m passionate about this because perfectionism has caused a fair amount of u
Who Is the Boss of You?
When I ask myself this question, I’m a little embarrassed to admit that MY DOG (see above) is often the boss of me. Even though I set an alarm, he is the nudge that gets me out of bed. I arrange my schedule so that I can work from home in the afternoons so that he is not left alone all day. I take him for walks on a fairly predictable schedule, and this is when I listen to podcasts that expand my knowledge and skills. So, yeah, Fonzie is the boss of my schedule in many ways.
What’s the Secret to a Better Life? Stop Believing the Crap You Tell Yourself
I used to do this workout video and the instructor in the video said, “If you want a different body, you have to DO something different.” Damn. That's the hard part. The same is true about life. If you want a different life, then you have to do something different. I suggest (and Gandhi would have agreed with me) you start with how you think. Scientists estimate that we have 60,000 thousand thoughts (give or take a few thousand) a day. A lot of them are a load of crap. I used