Check in with… an empathetic Career Master

I noticed, for me and for other people, that we’re all doing a lot of broadcasting but we’re not doing a lot of listening and absorbing and then acting on what we listened to. From that spark, the idea of empathy – in business – kept bubbling up for me. – Parissa Behnia The ideas that reveal themselves Career Masters come in an amazing, unlimited array of shapes, sizes and…

Exercise for Commitment

Welcome back to the final principle of the Bright Livelihoods Mindful Career series! I’ve designed a three-step guide to help you create an effective weekly action plan for career development and change. Step One – Based on your current job of career status, pick one of these three focuses for the week: Dream Launcher – You know what your dream job is but you need support getting there. Your primary objective…

Mindful Careers: Commitment

“When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds: Your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great, and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties and talents become alive, and you discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be.” – Patanjali Congratulations! If you’ve followed this…

Mindful Careers: Weekend Visualization

If Spring has sprung where you are, congratulations! It’s the perfect season to reset. Your vision is your POV; don’t let anyone tell you what you should be doing, what you haven’t done enough of or what you can’t do. YOU are the arbiter of your life. If Autumn is falling into focus where you are, congratulations! Now is a wonderful time to reflect. You’ve accomplished more than you know…

Monday Mantra: VISION

Don’t discount your visions! Having a plan begins by seeing your future. A simple 2-5 minute break to read & recite the vision mantra will enable you to build a solid foundation on which the building blocks of your success can be placed. Whether it’s a more mindful career or simply a greater awareness of your most authentic self, take time out to breathe in your future self & live…