Career Jumpstart Series - Step Four: Points of Focus
We have all been at a party where someone asks us:
“So, what do you do?”
What’s your response?
Ten years ago when I was trying to make a living and taking every opportunity possible, I always found that a difficult question to answer. Should I tell them I’m an opera singer, even though most of my money is made from teaching? How do I define myself even though I’m not where I want to be?
I want you to look at yesterday’s post about “why”. What did you say your beliefs were?
Now, based on those beliefs, make a statement about who you are. Again, word it in the first person:
I am a…
There are no limits and no rules to this exercise. If you have not found your niche yet, that’s fine, say what you would be ideally. As soon as you start to say you are something, your psychology will catch up with you.
I hope this series has been a helpful jumpstart towards your career goals. If you are interested in filling out the free guide, you can find it here.
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