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Be yourself. No one else is qualified.

on January 19, 2011

That’s what my favorite t-shirt says.  People always comment on it.  I like it because it’s a conversation starter.  I enjoy talking to people about who they are and what they do.  Why they chose their vocation and what they love most about it.  My passion for the work I do as a job transition specialist and a career/professional coach comes from the opportunity to encourage people to look into their heart and ask themselves what really stirs them.  As an eternal optimist I see the opportunity in this economic downturn. 

I see the possibility of taking a look, from a different vantage point, at what all the potential is for the future.  I’m a big proponent of doing some self assessment, getting better acquainted, if you’re not already, with yourself and your gifting.  Evaluating that in light of where you’ve been and where you hope to be going next on this journey.  Then maybe taking a serious step out of your comfort zone and following the passion.  Now I realize that everyone’s circumstances are different and there may be serious reasons why it’s not a good idea to take such a risk at this time.  If that’s the case and you are really feeling like you want to follow a new path and see where it goes then put the daily plan in place to begin to move in that direction. 

Will it be easy?  No.  There’s no silver bullet, no shortcut, no secret to success.   The question is how bad do you want it?  How bad do you want to set yourself up to be in a situation that allows you to look forward to what each day has in store versus dreading getting out of bed and facing the day?  How loudly is the sound of your heart calling you to something new?  Something that’s been “on the back burner” for a long time? 

Sure it takes guts.  I’d say it’ll take some moxie.  But I think you can make it happen.  I think you can be who you were designed to be “unapologetically” and you’ll love the experience. 

What do you think?


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