CAREER GEM WITH GUIDANCE: FINDING THE BEST WAY THAT ROCKS
Hey there, fellow friends, finding a place in the adulting kingdom? the two words that want to haunt our coffee breaks and, often make us feel like a complex dance of aspiration, anxiety and, hopefully, an achievable career. Directing you to the maze-like depths that can feel like searching for a unicorn in your sock drawer, especially without a trusty map. But my fellow adventure you don’t have to fear anything because here guiding light that works like a fairy godmother. So, are you ready to explore the paths of open career doors? And maybe it will help you score a fulfilling career and financial stability.
GUIDANCE SWEET TREAT
Don’t hesitate to ask for help. Sometimes it’s important, and it’s the wise choice you make. “Seeking help is like a flashlight that gives you the ability to see your path.” Take help from people who are experienced in the same field as you. Here are two directions of guidance.
My friend, find yourself an experienced mentor or counsellor who already experienced what you’re exploring. They’ve already been through life battles especially the office one. Their stories probably help you as fuel and they will guide you from industry-specific to office politics. “A mentor is someone who sees more in you than you see in yourself, someone who believes in you more than you believe in yourself, and someone who pushes you to become the best of yourself.” – Jim Rohm
Serve Yourself with A Buffet of Knowledge.
knowledge is the key, to having a successful career. “The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss, probably Immerse yourself in different workshops and online courses and read books that are very helpful. Feast yourself with this magical help, because to build a solid foundation you’ve to equip yourself with knowledge and skills. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson.
MOTIVATIONAL STORY A WRONG TURN AND BENEFICIAL RESULTS
Let’s have a sight at Mariam’s story, a fresh graduate with a degree in literature. Her parents and society expected too much from her, her parents gave her the guidance to choose finance and she did the same. she decided to a career step and took her on the path of finance. She often gets ill and feels herself drowning in spreadsheets and fighting with the world of words. To divert her mind, she usually scrolls social media. One day, she found a post about a writing workshop. It made a spark in her mind about her long-forgotten passion, but at the same time, she was hesitant to sign up. She leaped and bang she signed up. She visited that workshop and enjoyed it a lot with the activities. She remembered her old days which brought a shine to her shine. Today, she runs a successful copywriting agency. She proved that guidance doesn’t always take you to the successful way, but sometimes listening to your inner self and attending workshops can lead you towards that.
ROCK YOUR CAREER GEM
I know what you’re thinking right now, easy for you to say. But my friend it’s crucial, finding mentors and attending workshops feel dry. Don’t worry there are more ways to craft your career path. According to Buddha “The only journey is the one within.”
Let’s explore 2 more ways to tap into your guidance system.
Find Your Passion
Listen to your heart, delve deep into yourself and switch on the button of self-awareness. Ask yourself what are you passionate about, and what are your skills and values. What makes your soul sing like a rockstar? What are you naturally good at? What principles you want to uphold in your professional life? What kind of career would make you the happiest person in your life? These are the few questions you can ask yourself to take the gems which are hidden within you. Don’t worry if you don’t get your answer now, till then have some adventures and you’ll find your answer soon. Sometimes the things you find are right there but it’s unseen, it’s right there you’ll see it don’t worry. “The only real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust
My friends have a clear picture of your “why” Once you’ve got a clearer picture then define your “what” and see your achievable goals. Remember you cannot make the whole building in a day you have to create a structure first and then step by step you’ll make it in the same way after deciding what your goal is take it gradually bite-sized steps to make an achievement. “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single karaoke session.”
THE ACCIDENTAL BAKERY OWNER
Meet Sana, a beautiful barista with the hidden talent of creating art in a latte, she had one more hidden talent for whipping up the cookies. She used to spend his breaks baking cookies and filling his cafe with the aroma of pure deliciousness. One day when she was on the break baking the cookies a customer practically inhaled the batch, he asked Sana if she could sell those cookies to him, telling him his grandchildren love the cookies. She Hesitantly sana said yes. After getting the positive review she took her cookies to the market and boom the flavour of her cookies spread like wildfire. She started with pop-up stalls and online orders, and after saving a handsome amount she started her bakery where the aroma of cookies makes every bite more delicious. Sana proves that sometimes; the sweetest guidance comes from following your passion and giving a chance to random opportunities.
Finding your career gem is not difficult, it’s like a cool dance marathon. Use the guidance out there, but always trust yourself first. Explore the world and celebrate the discoveries. And my friend remember, every step you take gets you closer to your goals that rock your soul. and pays the bills (hopefully with enough left over for that unicorn latte). Now go forward, fellow adventurer, and find your career potential!