Guess what--job search is NOT about you. It's about them.
The biggest block to success I see, when coaching clients in career management, behavior and communications, personal happiness, interpersonal relations, and spiritual life, is getting a client to see beyond themselves.
I guess that might be the biggest problem we all have in every aspect of our lives: Seeing beyond ourselves. Getting past our "self".
As a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst and Certified DISC Communication Consultant, I apply Dr. Tony Alessandra's "The Platinum Rule": "Do unto others as THEY'D like done unto them." (http://www.alessandra.com/abouttony/aboutpr.asp)
I ran across this blog written by the late Don Goodman, a respected colleague, who talks about the importance of the RIGHT ATTITUDE. He correctly identifies that attitude changes behavior and, ultimately, your job search results. As I was reading the post, I got to thinking that each of these 6 behaviors can be remedied by keeping The Platinum Rule in mind—by remembering it's about them, not you.
The 6 Behaviors and the applied "Platinum Rule" antidote are:
Check out the original article and remember:
The Platinum Rule:"Do unto others as THEY'D like done unto them." It's about them, not you.If you would like to learn more about adapting your behavior and communication for success, contact me for more information!
Wendy Haylett | www.discareer.com | www.aboveallresumes.com
Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst (CPBA), Certified DISCstyles Communication Consultant, Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), Rapid Employment Master Coach, ProfilingPro Advisor, Buddhist Sensei (Teacher) & Spiritual Coach
I was intrigued from the first moment I read the bold claim accredited to Socrates that "the unexamined life is not worth living" and it has been a touchstone throughout my life. And, through the power of hindsight, I see its influence powering many of my career choices and life activities.