Entries by Shary Raske

Presentation Announcement – Success Through Failure

PRESENTATION: Success Through Failure Here’s what you’ll be learning: 1. Using the Crisis of Failure to Your Benefit 2. Bouncing Back Isn’t as Easy as It Looks 3. Leading with Your Strengths and Interests 4. Discerning What Skills You Don’t Have in Place to Be Successful What is Next in your life? What gets in […]

Keep Your Promises – Optimism Builders

Feeling good about yourself can be as simple as keeping your promises and then noticing. There are a couple of ways to notice. First report weekly to your success team you have created around your job search. Second record when you keep your promises into your career transition journal. You are creating tangible evidence that […]

Make Some Mistakes, But Take Action Anyway

When you take action, plan ahead of time that you will not always get the result you want. In fact, you may make a mistake or fail to enlist an important person into your cause. Plan ahead that you will want to forgive yourself and forgive others. You will make mistakes. The key is to […]

Get Out of Bed, or Will Eeyore Ever Change?

Discouraged job hunters can sometimes isolate and tell the same sad stories over again and over again. You want to find work, but you don’t think you can. Is it enough to go to a job search support group to fix that? Possibly. What does a job search support group and the characters in Winnie […]

Train Your Loved Ones to Support You Better

How do you protect yourself from that dreaded question: “You got a job, yet?” It’s well-meaning, (unless it’s said with sarcasm, then it really hurts). Good friends or a family member have no idea how demoralizing that one little question is. You are already feeling frustrated that you haven’t found work yet, and now that […]