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Unfulfilled Career



There are a variety of professions which require a long, disciplined dedication of education and practice, where advancement can only be made through progressive achievements. These are true careers, whether as a doctor or soldier, lawyer or professional athlete. But when we become stuck in—or forcibly removed from—a desired career path with no discernable way forward, we can become mired in anger, depression, self-doubt, and frustration. We can feel like failures—unable to achieve our ultimate goal—or attacked, as if the universe is out to get us. Have we truly wasted our lives to get to this point, but no further? Confronting our struggles with an unfulfilled career often starts with examining our work is tied to our sense of identity and what the ultimate purpose of all our life’s effort is.

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Feeling Stuck? DON’T “Follow Your Passion” (and What to Do Instead)

Are you feeling stuck in your career? PLEASE don’t follow your passion! This video discusses why you shouldn’t follow your passion and why to follow your passion is bad advice.

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F**k It: Do What You Love

In his latest book, John C. Parkin brings the power of saying “F**k It” to the subject of doing what we love.

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Stuck, Bored, and Unfulfilled at Work

I don’t have a magic bullet to solve your situation. But I do have some questions to ask you, and the first one is hard: When are you going to take yourself seriously?

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FindCenterDeep down, nobody wants a job to occupy his or her time. We want a mission that inspires us.

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Career Pivot: Avoid Common Mistakes

In this segment about how to survive a career pivot, Founder and CEO of the Business Talent Group Jody Greenstone Miller advises career switchers to be realistic, patient, and nimble.

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Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • At last, a book that shows you how to build—design—a life you can thrive in, at any age or stage Designers create worlds and solve problems using design thinking.

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Feeling Stuck In Your Career? Do This First.

“How do I stop feeling so stuck?” I get that question a lot, and I’ve been there.

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What to Do When You Feel Stuck in Your Career

We all have times when we feel stuck in our careers, when we’re not advancing as fast as we’d like, or it feels like we’re not advancing at all. May Busch - Executive Coach, Speaker and Former COO of Morgan Stanley Europe - gives three strategies you can use to help you stop feeling stuck.

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Pivot: The Art and Science of Reinventing Your Career and Life

The successful CEO of the internationally renowned Peak Potentials—who has trained thousands of people to find new jobs, careers, and directions—shares his practical and inspirational program for reinventing yourself, whether you are out of work or want to change your professional trajectory.

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Switchers: How Smart Professionals Change Careers and Seize Success

Don’t settle . . . SUCCEED in the right career! Are you stuck in an unsatisfying job? In the wrong profession? An industry that just isn’t a fit? Get unstuck! Land a new career—one you’re genuinely passionate about. Switchers helps you realize that dream.

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