You spend at least a third of your 24-hour day working, so it would be to your benefit to make sure you are working in a job or career that you enjoy, don’t you think? A few years ago, a Gallup Poll revealed that 70% of Americans either hated their jobs or were disengaged in them which means they are bored or are just going through the motions. I don’t know about you, but that doesn’t seem like a great way to live. Related: 15 Questions To Ask Before Making A Career Change I have been lucky in my life. I sort of fell into my first career, and it turned out to be a perfect fit for me in many ways. Later, when I had an opportunity to begin my new career as a coach, I got to spend some time thinking about what it was I wanted to do and how I wanted to make it work. When I am coaching my clients who find themselves at a career crossroads, I ask them to consider some basic questions. They are the only ones who can answer these questions, but they need to think about them.
April 29, 2016