Do you know where to go?
Is your GPS not working?
Many adults question where they’re heading and what their purpose is in life and career. Having clarity in your life helps you find the right energy and the right resources to move forward. Clarity of direction helps you determine what you will do each day. If this direction is aligned with your purpose, it gives you a greater sense of confidence that promotes success.
As you try to clarify the path to your goals you need to consider these questions: Who are you? What do you really want? What is your purpose? All these questions can be answered by examining your experiences – your stories. You’ll be amazed at what your stories can reveal about yourself. You have the ability to navigate your compass and to define your goals.
It is important to explore your past because your collective experiences will give you clues as to how to achieve your eventual success. What makes you feel fulfilled? What do you enjoy sharing with others? Look at your experiences – your present work role, volunteering, education, and other involvements.
Your Clarification Sketch
Developing a clarification sketch is essential in moving forward. We start by determining what question you’re trying to answer. This is done by telling and sharing your stories, illuminating your strengths, personal qualities, desires, natural interests, possibilities, and assets you have. After listing all these different skills and attributes, you are able to see themes.
Your Career Statement
To gain valuable feedback, you share your experience and stories with others who might see you from a different perspective and therefore provide you with insight you may otherwise overlook. By following this process of looking at your stories and experience – your goals, your history, insights from others, etc. – you’ll now be ready to write your career statement. This statement of who you are and where you want to be in your life will give you a great deal of insight and provide you with direction toward achieving success in your life and career.
From this point, we look at your possibilities and start to carry your intentional exploration and actions to help you explore your possibilities and answer your question. This is an interaction process where we explore and lay out steps for you to carry out to gain insight and confirmation of your intended career path. I support my clients throughout their planned actions and explorations, to enable them to find clarity, to answer their question and to guide them to their path for eventual success.
If you’re interested in learning more and want to achieve greater clarity in your life, reach out to me so we can have a meaningful conversation to help answer your career question.