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  • 20 February 2019Uncategorized • Susan Rietano Davey

    What’s Motivating You?

    If you work in a ‘helping’ field, every once in a while you really fall for a client. (Actually, for me it happens all to often – but, anyway …) A delightfully warm woman named Regina came to me recently. After a robust, two-decade career in NYC publishing (plus a few years home with her sons) she was anxious to pivot in a new direction. Before talking job search or résumé, however, I dug deep to understand her motivations for the pivot, and her priorities for the job she would ultimately take. (This, students of our Prepare to Launch U course know, is essential foundational work that is often overlooked).

    Regina was crystal clear: her #1 priority was to learn to construct and design good digital content. Her reasons were thoughtful and well-vetted. She had a vision and needed help executing it. A decisive person myself, I love helping clients who know what they want, get it. Regina and I were off to a good start.

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