Over 70% of workers say they don’t feel satisfied with their job or career choice.
Are you constantly coming up with reasons not to go to work? Maybe there’s more to the problem than you didn’t get enough sleep the night before. But you aren’t alone. According to a Gallup poll, 85% of workers worldwide admit to hating their jobs.
I believe it’s vital for women to pay it forward and be supportive of each other and the work (both professional and personally) each other does. We need to share what we learn along the path and not hold it tight. We need to light the path for those younger women beginning their climb, so their voices and ideas can shine. Remember, we don’t have to be perfect at what we do. We just have to be perfectly us doing it.
If we turned our fears into a catalyst propelling us forward what would that look or sound like? How can you take your fear and use it as positive fuel? I’ll give you a very personal example. After 21 years with a company I loved, I walked away because I knew there was more. I was tired of feeling misunderstood and unappreciated. I was afraid I’d get used to that feeling and settle.
It’s time to set jealousy and competition aside and celebrate the accomplishments of each of us. We need to share the lessons we’ve learned along the way so others realize their struggles are not in vain. We need to celebrate what makes each of us unique and special.
When you trust your vision and make the effort to bring it to life, it seems things and people show up to help you along the way.