Empathy in Your Job Search

Empathy. That’s what I’m going to talk about today. Empathy and how it relates to your job search. You hear about empathy a lot. Especially in a business context. But how does it relate to someone looking for a job? Shouldn’t the interviewer and hiring manager show empathy toward me? Not the other way around. When you start to view the world through someone else’s eyes and worldview possibilities open up around how to connect. Not just that, but it also helps you understand why you may not have gotten a second interview or an offer. What Hiring Managers are …

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Get Out of Your Own Way

How to Make Better Career Decisions from The Winding Road on Vimeo. Today I’m going to talk about fear. It’s a topic that I resurface from time to time because it’s an important one. It’s one of the most life-limiting and career-limiting factors any of us face and we face it daily. At least in some form. It shows up when we start to consider a change. Any kind of change. But especially when we consider a change associated with our career. I have a couple of ‘theories’ on this and the one I see as the most influential is …

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It’s All Invented

Do you ever sit and think about the advice you’ve just given yourself? Have you ever wondered where that came from? Why you would tell yourself something so irrational and stupid? Have you ever tried writing your fears down on a piece of paper? Do that today and let me know how it felt. Did it sound even more irrational and ludicrous now that it’s out of your head and could be shared with the world? Chances are it probably did. Every day we tell give ourselves self-limiting advice. Advice that would get us fired if we were a coach …

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