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Want to do work you love? This is the show that provides the inspiration, tools, and roadmaps to move from where you are to work that matters to you and uniquely fits your strengths and talents. if you "Happen to Your Career" then you can happen to your life!

Want to do work you love? This is the show that provides the inspiration, tools, and roadmaps to move from where you are to work that matters to you and uniquely fits your strengths and talents. if you "Happen to Your Career" then you can happen to your life!
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Want to do work you love? This is the show that provides the inspiration, tools, and roadmaps to move from where you are to work that matters to you and uniquely fits your strengths and talents. if you "Happen to Your Career" then you can happen to your life!




How to be yourself during an interview

Long before you even begin thinking about going on an interview, you need to get into the right mindset. This accounts for nearly 80% of your interview success! Having a confident, present mindset allows you to head into your future interviews with ease. It channels your nerves (those sweaty palms and racing heart) into excitement instead. And, it allows you to be yourself. In order to get into this mindset though, you have to know yourself well, and respect your past experiences. You need...


Disappearing Ep. - Confessions about Changing Careers and CCB Experiment [Announcement]

Here's a story about why I should have made a change sooner, not settling, what you didn't know about our guests and an experiment we're doing with Career Change Bootcamp


Choosing a Business Recipe That Works for You

Did you know there are 3 primary ways to start a business, and each is tailored to specific personalities? Listen to learn which business recipe fits your unique disposition. Find the guide, transcript, and more at https://happentoyourcareer.com/248 For even more stories of how High Achievers find career happiness find all the podcasts at https://happentoyourcareer.com/podcast


Why You Should Rip Up Your 5-Year Plan

Ever feel like you’re headed on a career trajectory that you don’t even want anymore? The 5-year plan worked in an age when pensions existed, but today, the working world has changed. You don’t have to take the one-way street. You can make u-turns, take on-ramps and off-ramps, and even create your own, never-before-seen path to career happiness. And we can help you do it. Listen to our interview with Maxie McCoy, author of You’re Not Lost: An Inspired Action Plan for Finding Your Own Way,...


Designing a Clarity Inducing Sabbatical

What happens when you’re already in a good work and life situation but what you really want is to be in an “ideal” situation? For example: What if you have a career you love, get paid well, have great relationships… but you recognize it could even be better. We’ve learned by working with thousands of people that to get to lead a life most people will never lead, you have to do things most people wouldn’t be willing to do. While this can range from doing the hard work to figure out...


Do I need to accept less pay when I pivot?

Do you worry that it’s not possible to make money and do work that you enjoy? This has been one of the most common questions we get at happen to your career. This topic causes more worries, anxieties, and questions about salary than nearly anything else. We’ve learned that it doesn’t work the way that you think it does. Learn the realities (and possibilities) about when you should accept less when making a career change. Find the episode and guide here at...


Avoid the application black hole; guaranteed

Want to know how to avoid getting lost in the application stuck when there's 30,50 or 200 people applying? Learn some examples of convincing approaches that you can use right now. find the entire conversation at https://happentoyourcareer.com/244 or all the podcasts at https://happentoyourcareer.com/podcast


6 Figures to $0: Listen in on a Coaching Call

Want to know what happens in an actual coaching session? Be a fly on the wall as Scott coaches Robert, a VP who's used to earning 6 figures and now is struggling to find work that is a fit. Find the entire conversation at https://happentoyourcareer.com/243 or all the podcasts at https://happentoyourcareer.com/podcast


Reverse Engineering Impossible Situations

It happens to all of us: you’re cruising along (in your career, your relationship, your health, whatever). You put your destination into the GPS, started following the directions on autopilot, and you’re fiddling with the music on the radio, take your eyes off the road for what only feels like a moment, and WHAM. A pothole — seemingly out of nowhere — opens up and practically swallows your car tire, leaving you feeling trapped and helpless. You were minding your own business, not paying...


Should I Quit My Job? How to Know if it's OK.

Imagine this scene: you’re driving to the office, and you feel your stomach tighten up. It’s not like butterflies, it’s more like anxious nerves starting to kick into high gear. You park, hesitate for a moment in the car before walking up to the building, sigh, and wonder to yourself, “Do I really *have* to today?” But if you’re anything like the thousands of people we’ve helped, there’s a part of your brain that probably also pipes up and says: “Appreciate what you have! This is a stable...


The Four Tendencies: A Personality Test to Transform Your Career

On this week’s episode of The Happen To Your Career Podcast, four-time NYT bestselling author Gretchen Rubin dives into the science behind unmet resolutions, the anchor holding you back from your side gig, and the reason one “right way” might be...well...bullshit. A seasoned podcaster, she regularly co-hosts the Happier Podcast where she provides tips for making and breaking habits and success strategies for each personality type. In her latest book, The Four Tendencies, Gretchen...


Using Signature Strengths to make your life more enjoyable

What if you could take the very small parts of your past jobs that you love the very most, and spend most of your day doing those things that make you happy and you’re great at! What would that be like? How would that change your life? To find out go to https://happentoyourcareer.com/239 and listen to the episode. Or for all our podcasts visit https://happentoyourcareer.com/podcast-2


Unusual Must Hear Advice from 6 Successful Career Changers

We’ve now asked hundreds of people who’ve made successful career pivots one question after they’ve completed the journey: “What advice would you give someone who’s decided they want to make a career change?” What came back was surprising! It didn’t have anything to do with the best resume ever or the best tactic to market your skills or even the steps to take Nope! Instead it turns out that all of them described making a career change as a journey and there are far more important...


Why Careers That Help Others Might Not Be Fulfilling for You

Description: Wondering what types of jobs help people? This mentality will lead you the exact opposite direction of a fulfilling career. In this episode we discuss exactly what you can do instead. We also showcase exactly how Jackie Yerby made a career change to helping people in the way that’s most meaningful for her! Want the transcript and helpful tools to figure out your career? Go to https://happentoyourcareer.com/237 Get even more help to make your career change. Find all our...


I want to create a life for myself not just a job

Think back to the day of your high school graduation. Remember the heat. Remember the squirming. Remember the excitement to get out of that place, and move on to something better. But, for a second think back to the speeches that day. Whether it was your Principal or your Valedictorian (or maybe you!), they all had one thing in common. Each person imparted a piece of wisdom (or warnings) to you and your fellow 18-year-old graduates. They told you: “Remember, it’s about the journey, not...


Breaking Down the Difficulties of Career Change with Lisa Lewis

Are you exhausted and burnt out from your current job that you can ‘t even think about what it is going to take to start changing careers? It’s time to re-calibrate your mindset to make that career change to something you enjoy (finally!).


What if you were the only thing standing in your way from a better career?

“Now looking back at it. I never really asked myself the questions of whether I wanted to to do this. It is just normal. Many of us do that.” That’s what Michal Balass had said when I asked her where her career started. She went on to explain that she spent years getting her Doctorate and when it came time to get a job she did it without thinking… because that’s what you do! It is normal. Unfortunately doing things the normal way without question put Michal in the same place many others...


A Private Conversation: Our own perfectionism on the HTYC team and how we handle it.

How do you know when you’re perfectionism is getting in the way of your progress? Or is it what helps you to be successful. Or is it somewhere in between. A short while back we released a podcast episode on “perfectionism” and how you might not even know it’s holding you back. We got great feedback on this episode from many of our listeners. Caroline Adams and I scheduled a followup conversation to debrief on the podcast and what we learned from creating a podcast on perfectionism....


How Career Change at 20 is Different than 30 (or even 40 and 50)

What challenges will you have when making a career change at 30? Or secret advantages when you’re 40? What about “imagined” challenges at 20? Find out what to do to about it! https://happentoyourcareer.com/career-change-at-30-20-40-and-50