Are you at a major career and life juncture and struggling with the important "what's next?" decision? Are you lost in false choices, choice overload, distractions and soul-sucking busyness, the constant search for validation, and nagging self-doubt? If so, here are five proven strategies to create some breathing room for creative, yet productive decision making. This is learning for the journey.
Frustrated. Isolated. Panicked. Discouraged. These are just some of the emotions experienced by job hunters, especially those who have been on the hunt for a while. In my work with Veterans seeking new or better jobs, I have come to recognize some common elements among those who feel lost and disheartened in pursuit of meaningful work, or in some cases, just a job to cover their financial obligations. Do these sound familiar?