Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Finding and Pursuing Your Career Passion

Do Work That You Love and Love the Work You Do  
How to Follow Your Career Passion


When we do work we love and love the work we do, we feel:

  • Stimulated
  • Motivated
  • Excited
  • Fulfilled
  • Valuable
  • Confident
  • Purposeful
  • Authentic
  • Joy
  • Inner Peace
  • Accomplished

Discover your career passion. Here are some helpful ways:

  • Recognize what appeals to you in terms of interest and curiosity
  • Notice the topics you enjoy talking about, learning about, and exploring
  • Identify your talents, abilities and those skills that come easy to you
  • Pay attention to what you gravitate toward in your free time
  • Notice those things that feel effortless and easy
  • Recall what you wondered or dreamed about as a child
  • Recognize what feels like a good fit
  • See what generates excitement 

Nurture and pursue your career passion

  • Eliminate your fear of failure by exploring what you enjoy
  • Allow yourself to be creative to determine ways to earn income pursuing your passion
  • Shut out discouraging and negative evaluations of others
  • Focus on your unique path and purpose, instead of comparing yourself to others
  • Surround yourself with positive, supportive and encouraging persons
  • Give yourself permission to do that, which feels in line with your talents and interests
  • To acquire experience, consider initially volunteering doing what you love
  • Be willing to further your knowledge, expertise and credentials to do what you want

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