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Perfectionism and excellence are not the same. Nevertheless, to our detriment, when it comes to our careers we frequently confuse the two. Perfectionistic tendencies can derail your career and leave you feeling frustrated. As author Julia Cameron explains, “Perfectionism is not a quest for the best. It is a pursuit of the worst in ourselves, […]
The Says Who? method is a straightforward, powerful way of questioning and challenging those thoughts, stopping them right in their tracks. And by facing a negative thought with a question, we find out if it’s true — or if we can just let it go
If you’re fixating on the memory of your phone ringing in the middle of a job interview or find yourself barely able to come up for air during a busy week, getting some perspective can help. By putting a detail in its broader context, you can shed unnecessary worries and see opportunities you might otherwise miss.
When you’re job searching, your options do not have to be “steamroll your way through your stack of applications” or “sit on the couch and feel sorry for yourself”. There are many things you can do that fall in between, taking a step back from the mechanics of the search but still engaging in activities that are enjoyable and useful, many times in quite unexpected ways!