About Being Lonely: Part 2
About Being Lonely
The second cause of loneliness is a topic that is often hard for us to talk about.
How it feels when no one is looking for you.
I was hiking with a friend over the winter and we were talking about how lonely it can feel to start something new. She was a year into building an organization that leverages the collective power of business to elevate women in the workforce.
At one point in our conversation she turned to me and said, “The hardest part in the beginning is that it feels like no one is looking for you.”
Which are you?
You’ve decided to reinvent your career. You’re excited. You try to talk to your trusted colleague at work about what is going on but you feel a disconnect that you didn’t feel before. You feel like she isn’t that interested in where you are headed, even though you want her to be as excited as you are.
Finding Help with a Bit of Neuroscience 🔬
This week, I wanted to give you a little inspiration and share with you six common types of Changemakers identified by a pioneer in social entrepreneurship, Ashoka.
You see, there isn’t one single way to be part of the solution. It takes people working together, in big and small ways and in different roles, to move the needle on problems and challenges.
Is This Why You Aren't Getting Hired? 😕
If you had a toothache, wouldn’t you go to the dentist? If your car made a loud clunking noise when you turned left, wouldn’t you go to the mechanic? If you wanted to create a new career or business, wouldn’t you go to…. Oh wait. Who would you go to? Great question! Most people don’t know who to turn to when it comes to reinventing their careers. So, where do you find help? In this week's Change the World in a Hot Flash, we're talking about getting help and the neuroscience of coaching.
Give Those Jeans Away Already!
If you are trying to switch from one sector to another sector, focus on the skills required to achieve the objectives of the job, not the job title, because titles don’t always translate. Follow my THREE ACTION STEPS to figure out what job to apply for.
Are you ready to learn something about yourself this week?
Good! Because this week we’re talking about what it means to fully admit to yourself that something isn’t working for you anymore and that you need a change.