While watching television channels, you’re bound to come across public service announcement (PSA) endorsed by a celebrity asking children to approach their parents, teachers, or someone you trust when you are at a crossroads. Through these PSAs, they are told to children who ask for guidance, encouragement and support is a sign of strength. They do not have to go through a transition aid is only just around the corner. As adults, we tend to forget the value of reaching out to others when we are in need of assistance. There’s this unwritten rule that we should be able to make decisions without the guidance of others. The reality is, however, that children and adults share a common ground: we are all human beings are faced with difficult situations from time to time, and it makes no sense to go it alone. Signs must come out of yourself?
You are asking the same questions over and over again because you can not find a solution. You is in a career transition and is not sure what direction to take. You need someone who can act as more than a sounding board, someone who can provide thoughtful and constructive. To get assistance with your career, you have the following options:? Amigo. Friends can be sounding boards, have an intimate knowledge of their personal and professional life, and may be able to offer objective and subjective advice. Mentor Training.
Find a mentor within your company with experience and willing to provide guidance in their professional development. Your mentor wants to share their knowledge and experience, and exposed to new ideas and perspectives. Professional. This is someone who is willing to meet with you where you are and help get to where you want to go. A professional coach can ask questions that inspire awareness and renewed enthusiasm for their professional perspective. Being in a mood to accept the assistance does not matter if you decide to work with a friend, a mentor or career coach, you must be open to new ideas.
Fall in Love 15 minutes. It’s easy to laugh when an idea first introduced by saying something like, “I tried that. It does not work.” Instead of dismissing the idea of someone’s hand, try to take in what they are saying and decide to love your idea of 15 minutes. Listen and participate in the discussion and buy into it, no matter how crazy you think the idea is. You may be surprised at the progress you can make by being open to others’ thoughts and suggestions. Let Go of Resistance. If you find that are resistant to change, maybe because its purpose is not clear, fear of failure (or success), and / or lack of confidence in their ability to make decisions that are in their best interest.
A good friend, a mentor or professional coach will be able to help you through your resistance. His final thought progress is limited only by your commitment to the development of his own career. Involving others in your search will help you come closer to who you want to be, personally and professionally.