There is nothing wrong with making a mistake. It’s what you say to yourself after you mess up that matters. Your self-talk (the thoughts you have about your feelings) can either magnify the
Random Thoughts of Encouragement
- During the summer, I really paid attention to all the advice given to job seekers from all over the planet. I was struck by how negative so many of the posts or articles or advice columns were about the process. In my experience, a strong job search at the right time is an enlightening, informative, educational, intensely interesting process. It is a time of discovery, of rethinking your professional goals, of trying new ideas - kind of like looking for the perfect house, it is a mission to find the right professional home. Take a breath, if you're in the process, and look at the bright side. The market in our industry is strong. The work is fascinating. And there is a place just waiting for you.