Some women I coach feel incredibly fearful when faced with questions such as, “What do you do for work?”, “What are you passionate about?”, or “Where do you see yourself in five years?” As women, we must find a way to overcome fear, otherwise this tricky devil has a way of kidnapping our dreams, and destroying our passion. We can’t let that happen, can we? When it comes to decisions about your job or career goals, follow these three steps to overcome your fear, and take control of your life.
1. Acknowledge your fear. Sometimes the fears we have are buried so deeply in our subconscious, that we don’t realize how much power they are exerting over our actions, or our lack of action. To stop fear in its tracks, the first thing that must be done, is to identify the fear, and then articulate it by writing it down in a simple one-sentence format. I’m afraid that I’ll apply to a bunch of jobs, and no one will want to hire me. I’m afraid that I’ll never find my passion. I’m afraid that I’ll get the job, but I won’t be able to perform at the level they’ll expect me to. READ MORE