Do you believe there is a career you can really be happy with and be well compensated?
The answer to this question is essential for you in finding a place where you can do the work you love and have a lifestyle you desire.
Last week, I talked about the steps you should take before quitting your job. I got so much feedback. It really resonated with so many of you. Here’s the link if you missed it.
One comment I heard a lot was:
“What do you suggest that someone do if they really want to leave but can’t figure out what they would excel at? I have many interests so little time.”
This is a common question I often get when people ask me about my own journey to feng shui. My journey was not an easy one in fact it was harder than it needed to be.
You may not know that I started out as Speech Teacher and worked with handicapped children in a private school in Westchester, NY. After a year I knew that I didn’t want to continue this path and my desire was to work in the glamour of NYC corporate world. Well this transition was not easy as I lacked certain skills to get a job in the corporate world. I experienced many bumps in the road until I found a way in from a friend who had invested in a startup dot com company. That job became the stepping stone to another job working in a software company that eventually led me to feng shui.
Now I don’t have time to share my entire journey with all the tears and nightmares along the way, I will share that the bumpy road is how I was able to discover feng shui and create a business with it.
What got me here is the determination and desire to want it more than I feared it!
At the time I went through these changes I was in my 20’s and fearless! I didn’t care if you told me no, I was going to make it happen because I had a burning desire for it. That’s the key to success, you’ve got to want it more than your fear it! If you don’t believe you can have a career or business your truly love you need to shift this right now!
Oh but Christine, you don’t understand my job, you say!
We all have excuses but you’ve got to decide how much it costs you to stay where you are?
One way to change your story is by getting around people who love their jobs. Yes, there are people who love their jobs and you need to start listening to how they figured it out.
This is the one thing I did when I started college and was trying to figure out my major and it’s something I continually do to grow my business. Hearing others who have reached the success I want to achieve helps me believe it’s possible even on the day when things are blowing up in my face.
So I did everything from going to lectures, reading books or having tea with these people to learn what they did to find their dream job.
You can do the same today. First think about your coworkers, friends or family members who really love their work and ask them why they love it, listen to their stories get inspired. If you can’t find anyone read books of successful people you admire.
Have you ever heard the quote “ You’re the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with.” by Jim Rohn?
This is a powerful quote and aligns with my philosophies of creating environments with positive energy.
Being in this energy helps you begin to shift your beliefs and feeling it’s possible to really love your work.
It’s essential to believe that you can find a job you love if you want it to happen.
Hearing other people’s stories will give you clarity on how they took action and came to a place they never expected. And how you can too!
I never had a clue that I would end up of having a feng shui business, but I will share in high school I was into fashion and interior design but didn’t feel confident that I could pursue it as a career and now look where I am.
I do wish I followed the passion I had for these careers in high school, the road would have been a little less bumpy!
Have a listen today and everyday for the next 9 days.
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