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This Is How A Toxic Work Culture Impacts A Career

Are you trapped in a position where there is a lot of conflict, misalignment, and disagreements? Do you think that it is easier to remain “status quo” rather than start a job search? Are you comfortable there despite all the negativity and toxicities? Maybe you’re thinking that you won’t receive any of your current benefits and perks in a new position?

Your career wasn’t meant to be “status quo” and no one thrives in an environment where there is a lot of negativity. Can your career blossom and bloom where things are dying? It’s time to challenge yourself and your beliefs.

My client, Liz*, was afraid to change positions because she had so many perks at her job. Her boss basically let her make her own hours and work from home when she needed. Sounds nice, right? Sure, until she wanted to advance within the company. Then came the gender-based comments about what kind of leader she would be. She was one of two women within the local division of the company. You’ve probably heard these before as a female…you’re too emotional, you need to be tougher, or maybe a female hasn’t done it before…

OUCH. This isn’t exactly actionable or helpful feedback. So, do you stay in this environment or look for something new? Liz* is looking for a new position, one which will provide her with the capabilities, feedback, and growth potential. She is refusing to give up on what she believes is her purpose.

By giving up on your purpose you are ultimately changing the way your life is meant to be. This will create a deep inner struggle because you will resent what it is you are doing, your employer, and ultimately- not being aligned with all these things.

This will eat away at your confidence and keep you from where you want to be. You will feel stressed to a level where you are bringing it home and it will cause conflicts with your loved ones. This stress can eat at your sleep and your health as well.

This really isn’t fair. You’re not supposed to work not to progress and be stuck in a toxic work culture and then have all this stress added on top of it.

There are simple steps that I have always followed, and they work for my clients as well.

  • Take action, following a proven step-by-step process.
  • Be Confident. And not the fake it till you make it kind- the true, authentic, bold confidence that lives inside of you.
  • Apply actionable feedback.

I KNOW that these steps work. I have helped numerous women up level their careers and their life by attaining the position that they dream of. So, imagine if this was you…?

  • You’d have less stress! This means that you will sleep better and no longer bring all that stress and anxiety home with you to your loved ones.
  • You won’t have a case of the Sundays…every single day.
  • You will thrive in a workplace that you actually enjoy. Now, when everyone you know talks about how much they love their job- you won’t be left out anymore.

These strategies can begin to work within a few weeks and it’s so powerful.

Click here to register to watch my free masterclass and learn more how confidence can impact your career, particularly in a job search- even if you are leaving a toxic work culture. 

Don’t put this off. This is your career- and your future. What’s more important than that?

This will be the best 45 minutes that you have spent on your career. Finally, turn any of your negative emotions into confidence and get the career that you want – and deserve. Click here to register to watch.

What Happens When You Fearlessly Pursue Your Passion?

“Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like.”

What makes you happy?

That is ultimately what you need more of! Your career isn’t supposed to make you sad, miserable, or feel less-than. It should make you feel happy, empowered, & proud!

Do you feel this happy? If you’re spending more time unhappy and frowning then something is off.

Do you have a case of the Sundays practically every night? Maybe you’ve been trying to leave a role for what feels like forever and you’re not having any luck.

Are your expectations weighing you down? Do you have this vision of what your life & your career are supposed to look like, and nothing less will do? Do you think that having anything else will be a failure?

Or are others’ expectations keeping you from meeting your goals?

It isn’t what life is SUPPOSED to look like, it’s knowing what you want & fearlessly pursuing that until you’re smiling. Ready? I am! Let’s chat ? Click here to schedule your session!

5 Proven and Effective Strategies to Securing A New Role

Do you think that looking for a job is supposed to take a long time? It is the media’s representation of a job search that portrays it as this tedious, awful, and even painful experience in which people will automatically feel awful about themselves and practically begging for a job. This is because they are sick of searching and interviewing- and ultimately feel like they need to settle.

All of this simply isn’t true whatsoever.

A job search is an excellent time to learn about yourself, stretch yourself, grow, and expand your career and your dreams. You don’t need to settle. It should not be an awful or a painful experience either.

A few years ago, the economy took a nosedive and went into a serious slowdown. However, since then it has made a recovery. Are you waiting for the other shoe to drop?

Don’t. At any time in life something can happen, and you may not feel prepared for it.

One of my clients, Jane* felt the need to change jobs. She wasn’t so sure about the economy at the time, but it didn’t really matter- there were issues in her workplace, and she felt that it was time to make an exit as quickly as possible.

Despite her fears and hesitations, she learned that she was able to secure a new position rather quickly and efficiently. She didn’t endure any of the difficulty that is always portrayed and that she was so worried about. She used the simple strategies that I taught her and seamlessly went from one job to another one.

To learn more about these simple strategies and how they can benefit your career, click here to watch my free training.

I’ve helped numerous women secure new positions and improve their confidence- all while up-leveling their careers!

These strategies can begin to work within a few weeks and they’re so powerful.

When you are confident, you can attract all the things that you’ve been wishing and working for without any results.

So, what would this be like if this was your life….?

You wouldn’t have to worry about a job search the way it’s portrayed in the media or online. Learn something NEW.

Your email will be filling up with responses- for interviews!

You can secure a position with the salary that makes you feel valued, happy to go to work, and love what you do even more! What more can you ask for?

Click here to register for your session TODAY.

Don’t put this off. This is your career- and your future. What’s more important than that?

How To Achieve Your New Year’s Goals — And Change Your Life

Do you make resolutions every New Year? How many of them do you actually keep? How many of them have actually resulted in a successful outcome? Probably not very many. Each new year we tell ourselves that by forming resolutions we will meet our goal. By the second week of February, approximately 80% of resolutions have already failed.

Why? Because it’s a failed strategy.

Why Do Resolutions Fail So Often?

Resolutions put you into a restrictive mindset. Let’s say you want to lose weight. It’s much more difficult to do so by limiting everything you eat or cutting out specific foods (unless your doctor tells you your life depends on it..then, by all means, follow their orders!) because it requires a new way of living and thinking. This means that you need to start by changing your thoughts, habits, and undoing all of the things that got you to where you are in the first place. You’re not going to get there by small efforts- it will take big ones with the proper support and training.

The same goes for your career. Getting a new job or changing careers is by its nature, uncomfortable. So, how are you going to do this through small efforts and staying inside your comfort zone? It’s impossible and this is why so many resolutions fail- because they don’t outline a clear path to the outcome or goal.

Set Goals Instead- And How To Achieve Them To Become A Best Version of Yourself

Resolutions also tend to be overly broad and non-specific, whereas, goals are specific, achievable, and actionable.

Get clear on what you want and how it is achievable. Do you want to make more money this year? That leaves two or three avenues: asking for a raise, finding a new position that pays you more appropriately or starting a side biz. Once you decide, then break it down into smaller, actionable goals. Do you need to learn how to negotiate? Do you need to update your resume and other career documents? Are you not so great at interviewing? Do you need a career coach to help position you for the job you’ve been wanting? Getting as specific as you can help you outline what it will take to achieve your overall goal. When there is no method to achieving your goal, it is very easy to lose focus, get lost, and not accomplish your goal. This is why New Year’s Resolutions are a waste of time and don’t work. The same is true for selecting words and themes for a new year.

While this process can sound very logical it also can take you outside of your comfort zone. This is another reason why most people don’t ever meet their goals. It is very easy to get discouraged if fear gets in the way. Even by working with a coach, any professional worth their salt won’t just tell you what you want to hear. By doing so, they are keeping you inside your comfort zone, not challenging your thoughts, or letting you grow and become the best version of yourself. So, if you’re trying to meet a big goal this new year find one has achieved what you want and has the testimonials to back up their claims. Finding the right position can change your career trajectory and your earnings — and your life. Remember, you can achieve anything you put your mind to and your coach is your partner in success!

Trying to find your dream career? Sign up to watch Valerie’s webinar to learn more! Ready to learn more about how she can help your career? Then click book a call to speak with her by clicking here.

Please Note: These calls have been known to be highly powerful and have the ability to help YOU achieve the results you’ve been seeking by creating an action plan for you and your career that WORKS and ensuring that you achieve clarity!