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Surviving Corporate Burnout and Designing a Career You Love | Straight Up Wellness Podcast with Kate Jaramillo

Surviving Corporate Burnout and Designing a Career You Love | Straight Up Wellness Podcast with Kate Jaramillo

How do you react when something unexpectedly “bad” happens to you? Chances are at first, it’s not positive. That’s totally normal. However, the sooner you can move through your initial reaction, the sooner you can begin to rebuild… and even discover the hidden gift in what has happened. EVERYTHING that happens to you has a hidden gift! This podcast episode with Kate Jaramillo, Straight Up Wellness, offers some great tips for how to use an “undesirable” event as a catalyst for creating a better future for yourself.

Show Some Appreciation

Show Some Appreciation

Time is valuable! One way to make a positive impression after a job interview is to acknowledge the time the interviewer has spent with you. Watch this short interview tips video clip and learn how to make this important part of the interview process a quick and simple step that never gets forgotten.

Personal Power Points

Personal Power Points

Power is not the same as force. True power in interpersonal relations does not involve force at all. If you are someone who wants to develop more personal power in your life and career, listen and take note of these important key aspects of real personal power.

Degunk Your Path to Succe

Degunk Your Path to Success

Do you work till you drop because you feel that’s how you achieve success? You’ll be happy to know that success is not synonymous with self-abuse. Here’s a little tidbit of wisdom to reset your perspective.

Assume Your Self Trust Position

Assume Your Self Trust Position

Do you ever find yourself paralyzed with fear about your future? This can happen when there is uncertainty in our lives. It’s not an effective way of planning for the future. That’s why I’ll share with you here a quick and easy way to bring yourself out of analysis paralysis and into a place of trust.

Tell Me About Yourself

Tell Me About Yourself

How do you deal with an open-ended question in a job interview? Where do you start? How much do you say? Here is an example of one of the most daunting (and likely) open-ended interview questions you could be asked, and how you can prepare for it.

The Light of Understanding

The Light of Understanding

Getting triggered and then reacting negatively is a circumstance most of us have experienced at least once in our lives. If you are familiar, you’ll want to listen to this advice about how to avoid the rippling repercussions of reacting before you think.

Dancing in the Moment

Dancing in the Moment

Are you someone who gets fixated on one possible outcome when you find yourself in a challenging circumstance? If so, you’re sure to glean some refreshing wisdom from this quick bit of advice. Learn how to let go of rigid expectations so you can be open to new solutions you may not have imagined before.

Put It In Writing

Put It In Writing

Standing out in an interview… Do you have any tricks or ideas about how to do this? One way is to do something that NO OTHER applicant does. Take a minute to listen to this quick tip about one sure fire, EASY way to impress your interviewer.