How Finding Your Flow Helps You to Change Your Life

  • Don’t know where to start
  • Don’t know what you’d do next
  • Haven’t got skills in any other career
  • Need to pay the bills
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When you HATE your job

Learn what is wrong with where you are

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Activity 1 — Getting to Know You

  • Positive and I’m good at it
  • Positive but I’m not good at it
  • Negative and I’m good at it
  • Negative and I’m not good at it

Now, what do I do?

  • The activities that fall into the positive and good at category are things you need to be doing more.
  • The activities that fall into the positive and not good at category are things you need to be doing more of, but you need to polish your skills to continue to make these tasks enjoyable.
  • The activities that fall into the negative category are those you need to delegate, or automate — whether you’re good at them or not.

But, the activity takes a whole week!

Activity 2 — Diving Deeper

Getting up

  • What do you think about work when it first enters your head?
  • How do you nourish yourself for the day? What do you eat/drink for breakfast?
  • What do you wear? Do you apply make-up / do something with your hair? Do you have a choice of outfit? How do you feel about your work-wear?

Leaving the house

  • What do you like/dislike most about leaving for work?
  • What time do you leave for work? What time do you start? How do you feel about these times?
  • What is your commute? What do you like/dislike about your commute to work? Be specific.

At work — morning (if you don’t work typical 9–5 hours, adjust the questions to meet the times when you work)

  • What happens when you arrive at work? Does anyone greet you? How do they welcome you? How do they make you feel?
  • During your morning, what tasks do you enjoy/dislike most?
  • If you could change one thing about your mornings at work, what would that be?

Other areas of work where you can build questions are:

  • How your job is structured — breaks/task structure
  • When you leave work and how you get home
  • Relationships with people at work (managers and teams)
  • Reward, recognition, and development opportunities

Address the pain points

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Pain point #1 — I don’t have time

Pain point #2 — I don’t have a specific framework to follow

Pain point #3 — My results don’t relate to a specific career path or job. Now what?

And, you’re on your way to a brighter future

But, don’t expect change to happen overnight

Organizational Psychologist, Career Coach, and Author. Helping you love to work. www.letslovetowork.com.

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