To have come on all of this new world of writing, with time to read in a city like Paris where there was a way of living well and working, no matter how poor you were, was like having a great treasure given to you.
But originality can’t be fashionable, because it hasn’t as yet and the approval of the committee.’
“When you’re rejected, find a process where you allow yourself to feel disappointed. It is important not to turn off those feelings, but it is important to understand how to do that as quickly as possible to then become productive again, and start doing the things that are going to give you a better opportunity. The sooner you get back to your own growth, and what can enhance it, the sooner the chance of having what you want in life becomes greater.”
During this enforced active WorkLife pause be open to experiences that require deeper thinking, let this guide your self-feedback to learning what you need to learn, and to knowing what you can do with the learning you already have within you, in a new and different context. Being observant will allow you to know what to do next to make the most of this WorkLife experience.
Chloe has done that by bringing her point of view to the work. Her point of view was always what was unique and distinct about her, but the self-doubt that had crept in had somehow caused her to shift away from who she was.
Have There Been Times in Your Worklife When You’ve Had to Pitch Yourself or Your Ideas, When There Was a Lot Riding on It, Maybe It Was in an Interview, or Presentation, or You Had to Sell Your Idea to Your Team, Your Board or an Investor
‘I have to go’, I said and tried not to hear any more as I left but it was still going on and the only way I could not hear it was to be gone.
Either you had Bel Esprit or you did not have it. If you had it you would subscribe to get the Major out of the bank.If you didn’t it was too bad.
How a life altering happening can give you a strong sense of purpose are people’s stories of how a disease, illness, accident or other unforeseen happening totally altered their lives. How their WorkLife paths were completely taken off track. How they navigated their long road to recovery. And How ultimately they came through the other side with a strong sense of purpose.
Lori came to know that she needed this wake-up call, and she came to realise that the intervention by Jenny, Julian, Meg and Julian was a gift in saving her life. She was able to heal those relationships, as well as the other relationships she had damaged and broken. Rebuilding positive relationships was the integral part of the process in helping her to get back to who she used to be.