In this interview, you’ll learn why taking a career break can be the best thing for your career. Katrina McGhee is a career break coach who helps people slow down and plan a life-changing break. One of my favorite parts of the interview was when she talked about using her whole body to make decisions aligned with her heart.
Highlights from the interview:
- Why she always valued her inner truth.
- What happened when she got a job offer that didn’t align with her career vision.
- How she stays true to the vision of her career.
- How she feels when she has to make an important decision.
- Finding peace in your difficult decisions.
- How she tunes into her subconscious to help guide her.
- Finding truth in tough decisions.
- Understanding the direction you need to take and actually doing it are two separate things.
- Understanding the calm truth.
- Assessing what you’ll miss if you don’t take the risk.
- How to go after what you truly want.
- Understanding your life’s mission.
- Asking yourself, “How do I want to show up today?”
- Replenish your energy when you feel drained.
- The importance of doing small routines to help replenish your energy levels.
- Improving her processes so she can focus on her essential work.
- Create space to do the digging.
- The practice of understanding yourself takes time and regular routines.
- Turning off auto-pilot so we make conscious choices.
- Breaking out of your old way of being.
- Dealing with career burnout.
- What is a joy immersion?
- The four pillars that guide her life.
- Understanding the numbers that you need to take a career break.
- Most shared book and favorite podcast.
You can learn more about Katrina McGhee over at coaching website. Check out the Taking a Career Break for Dummies book to help you on your career break journey. You can also check out her 45 epic things you can do to take an epic break. You can also connect with her on LinkedIn.
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