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carol parker walsh career transition

4 Questions to Figure Out Your Purpose

Recently I came upon a Japanese concept called “Ikigai” that presented to me by my mentor Marissa Murgatroyd.  Translated it means “the reason for being” or as we like to say…your purpose. It’s believed that when you discover your ikigai you’ll find your purpose in life. I learned about this concept in the context of […]

carol parker walsh career transition

Stop Pretending and Find the Work You Love

Today on my monthly segment on AMNW I was at the table with host Helen Raptis talking careers. Not a topic I usual come on to discuss, but with my work focusing more and more on career transitions, I thought it was an important one to cover.   My clients are professional women that come […]

carol parker walsh career transition

3 Ways to Make the Best of a Job You Hate

Are you one of the 85% of people in the world who dreads Monday morning?? Everyone, at one time or another, has been unhappy in their job. In fact, if you’ve gone through your life without hating at least one job, then you’ve lived a charmed life. One of the driving forces behind my becoming […]

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Ready to Leave Your Career, Do This First

You know when you spend your whole life, a significant amount of money and years of education only to successful arrive at a career you hate? You wake up with dread and panic because you feel trapped by your enviable career and can’t see your way out? Do you feel heart palpitations every Sunday afternoon […]

carol parker walsh career transition

How to Create Good Habits

Do you feel constantly challenged by nagging bad habits that creep in every time you try to start something new or go after a goal? It’s really challenging to change bad habits, particularly when they are in reaction to a fear, doubt or insecurity. And there’s nothing like starting a new business to bring up […]

carol parker walsh career transition

The Power of Being Unapologetically You

I love inspirational songs, books, and sayings. When I saw Jen Sincero’s You’re A Badass, I had to pick it up. Megan Trainer’s Me Too became my morning alarm (if you don’t know it, listen to the chorus). I love Katy Perry’s Roar and This Is Me from the Greatest Showman brings a tear to my […]

carol parker walsh career transition

How to Prove You’re the Perfect Fit for the Job

Are you ready to change careers and move into an entirely new industry? Leaping into a new field after years of career success can be intimidating and frustrating. After all, who wants to feel like a novice again? The fear of making this leap causes most people to stay put in the career or industry […]

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