Nine Questions To Get People Thinking Differently About Their Careers
As the saying goes, “Better the devil you know than the devil you don’t know.” In other words, people prefer what they know to what they don’t, even if what they know isn’t good for them. This can be a major barrier when it comes to your career.
If you’ve been considering making a change but have remained stuck for longer than you want to admit, it may be time to take a closer look at your priorities. Below, members of Forbes Coaches Council share one question they’d ask clients to get them thinking differently about their careers.
Does It Drain You or Energize You?
If you are operating from your genius zone that aligns with purpose, it will always energize you. Even beyond the hustle and work stressors, aligning your sweet spot and purpose will always give you energy. Think about what brings you joy in your work, what feels like breathing to you, and do more of it. Anxiety and energy drain is a sure sign you need a new direction in your career. – Jen Kelchner
This article has a mention by Jen Kelchner or is authored by Jen Kelchner and was originally posted on Forbes.com. Jen Kelchner is a founding member of the Forbes Coaches Council and frequently writes on leadership and the workplace.