One Thing None Of Us Wants To Admit

In Susan Cain’s book Quiet: The Power of Introverts In A World That Can’t Stop Talking she wrote about three key steps in identifying work you love.

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She says one of those steps is to pay attention to what you envy.

Finally, pay attention to what you envy. Jealousy is an ugly emotion, but it tells the truth. You mostly envy those who have what you desire.”
- Susan Cain

Is She Right?

As much as I dislike the idea of diving into such a negative space

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8 Ways To Get Clear On Your Next Career Move

When I talk to people about the kind of work they want to do they often have a number of good ideas. However, they’re scared to make a decision and pursue one of them. They’re not sure it will be the right fit.

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The Real Problem

Sometimes people aren’t really honest with themselves about who they are. They’ve spent so much time packaging themselves to the outside world to appear a certain way and they don’t really know who they are at their core. Often they know deep down how short they fall from how they want to be perceived.

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3 Ways To Make Your Job Better

This is a guest post by Stephanie O’Brien. She has helped others who are stuck in life and/or careers they do not like uncover their purpose and apply it to fulfilling, meaningful and prosperous life work. You can connect with Stephanie on her blog movedbypurpose.net and download her free goal setting worksheet. She loves hearing from people and is happy to help!   

So you hate your job? You’re not alone. Statistics show that 70% of Americans hate their jobs.

You may have resolved to find a new job this year, but in the meantime here are 3 ways to make your job slightly more enjoyable until you find a better fit.

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Announcing…My New Book That Can Help You Find Work You Enjoy

A few weeks ago I shared with you that I have been writing a book and asked for your help to choose the cover.

Well, the verdict is in and the cover design is complete.

You can see the cover in the image below.

Paid To Be You

Now I’m excited to share the next step with you.

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Help Choose The Cover Of My New Book

You may not know this, but over the past nine months I’ve been writing a book.

It’s coming together nicely but I need your help in deciding a few things.

The book is called Paid To Be You: A Guide to Getting Unstuck, Finding Your Passion, and Launching A New Career.

The book will help readers:

  • Understand the four essential areas needed to find the work they love.
  • Discover what they’re truly passionate about.
  • Develop the necessary pieces to create a plan to do work they enjoy.

So the first thing I need your help with is deciding on the cover design for the book.

My cover designer Ana Grigoriu has provided me with multiple concepts to choose from and I’m excited to share them with you.

In the comments below, I’d be thrilled if you let me know which cover you think best represents the concept of the book.

Concept #1

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