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Six Steps to Finding Your Dream Job-By Jackie Kelm

Your current job just isn’t cutting it anymore. That little voice inside is telling you that it’s time for a change, but a change to what? A new company? A new field? It can be incredibly scary to leave your comfortable situation in search of something more fulfilling, but it can be done. With our six steps, you’ll be able to make the right moves to your dream career.
1. Get in touch with your strengths.
2. What do you really want and what is important to you?
3. Dream Big!
4. Prioritize!
5. Make a move!
6. Remember, life is a journey
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When It Feels Too Hard To Keep Trying: Rest or Push Harder- The Tiny Buddha- Editor’s Note: This is a contribution by Angela Marchesani

“Fear is a natural reaction to moving closer to the truth.” ~Pema Chodron
When working toward a goal becomes difficult, it’s hard to know whether to push or take a rest. In my early twenties, living 3,000 miles away from home as a live-in nanny in a very different lifestyle became very stressful. Click here for for full article.

Have Meaningful Goals
“People who strive for something significant, whether it’s learning a new craft or raising moral children, are far happier than those who don’t have strong dreams or aspirations,” says Ed Diener and Robert Biswas-Diener. “As humans, we actually require a sense of meaning to thrive.” Harvard’s resident happiness professor, Tal Ben-Shahar, agrees, “Happiness lies at the intersection between pleasure and meaning. Whether at work or at home, the goal is to engage in activities that are both personally significant and enjoyable.” 10 Things Science Says Will Make You Happy. Click here

Happiness at Work Resources      web penweb-person writing

www.deliveringhappiness.com Discovering happiness at work

www.pauseworks.com

www.linkedin.com happiness coaching

www.positivesharing.com lots of resources and great articles

www.theexecutivehappinesscoach.com how to be a leader and change agent and still de-stress your life

http://www.beinvigorated.com  finding passion in your work.

 

Reading Materials- Work and Happiness

Why You Don’t Need to Love Your Job- Karen Burns

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make The Jump . . . And Others Don’t by Jim Collins

Re-imagine!: Business Excellence In a Disruptive Age by Tom Peters

Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization by Dave Logan, John King, and Halee Fischer Wright

12 Rules for Surviving and Thriving at Work… John Medina

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