'Discover What You’re Here For'

What actually matters to you?

Jul. 10, 2013 | Cindy Lee

[This post is part of a series on Navigating Your Career Transition With Integrity, which is opposite from your typical "backwards" approaches to job searching.]  Read More

What would you live for and die without?

Jul. 03, 2013 | Cindy Lee

CL: So, you’ve told me that you don’t enjoy your job and want a change. What would you want instead?
- (Pause.) I’m not sure.
CL: What do you dislike about your current job?
- (Pause.) I’m not sure… I can’t articulate it, I just know I don’t enjoy it.
CL: What brought you to this job in the first place?
- It was time to leave my previous job, and this seemed like a good opportunity.  Read More

The invisible first step

Jun. 27, 2013 | Cindy Lee

We’re in the process of navigating your career situation with integrity – the job-searching approach I use to help clients find the right opportunities, which I introduced last week (take a look for a refresher on common pitfalls, etc.).  Read More

Work smarter, not just harder

Mar. 30, 2012 | Cindy Lee

It’s not bad to be a “hard worker” – in fact, it seems that’s what many of us have been raised to aspire to become.  In many circles, that’s probably one of the highest compliments we can receive.  Definitely in the work setting, definitely in school… for many, it’s even one of the qualities they’d want called out at the end of their lives.  ”He was a hard worker.”  ”She was always so diligent.”  Read More

One thing at a time

Mar. 08, 2012 | Cindy Lee

QUESTION from a reader:  What do I do about my new years’ resolutions?  I set several and am kinda disappointed that I’ve already quit them all.  I kind of want to just forget that I set them in the first place, so they’ll quit gnawing at me.  That’s better than feeling guilty all the time, right?  Read More