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Here are 3 ways to make the most out of getting the ax from Amy Shouse’s Lose Your Job, Find Yourself

Get the emotions out
Shouse recommends a solid, out-loud “I Got Fired” to jumpstart the processing, followed by cascades of journaling.
Dream big
Call it a “blue sky” moment: Make a list of everywhere you’d want to work. Regardless of of pre-requisites, catalog the gigs that would “make your heart sing.” 
Be Mercilessly Authentic
Shouse recommends a bout of career-focused self-inquiry: “Who am I? What do I want to do? Initially, these questions bounced off the walls, but after creating and following my plan, I got clarity.”
Want more? Check out Moving On: How I Found Happiness After Getting Fired.
[Image: Flickr user Rick Harris]

Here are 3 ways to make the most out of getting the ax from Amy Shouse’s Lose Your Job, Find Yourself

Get the emotions out

Shouse recommends a solid, out-loud “I Got Fired” to jumpstart the processing, followed by cascades of journaling.

Dream big

Call it a “blue sky” moment: Make a list of everywhere you’d want to work. Regardless of of pre-requisites, catalog the gigs that would “make your heart sing.” 

Be Mercilessly Authentic

Shouse recommends a bout of career-focused self-inquiry: “Who am I? What do I want to do? Initially, these questions bounced off the walls, but after creating and following my plan, I got clarity.”

Want more? Check out Moving On: How I Found Happiness After Getting Fired.

[Image: Flickr user Rick Harris]

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