You are currently experiencing a period of questioning triggered by a transition, or deep dissatisfaction, related to an area of your professional life that you need to think about.
But, what is a transition? It’s a step in your adult life, during which your creativity is “starving”. It must then emerge to bring you further in the expression of your potential.
To stimulate your reflection, you therefore need to discuss with others and, curiously, often the desired reflection (unconditional and open exchange opportunity) can not be offered by a loved one. Why ? Because this one, knowing you very well, can skew your reflection by his answers centered on the perceptions which he has of you.
Looking for a reflection!
It is therefore important to look for an experienced speaker who will be able to answer your questions related to your present need of reflection because at the beginning, he has no preconceived idea of your potential, your limits. The discussion is based on data that you provide, associated with its ability to evaluate your current potential, all based on exchange, reception and openness. Thus, this dynamic is usually what you need, to emerge positively and quickly from the transition.
Good reflection !
1) The power of writing
To date, writing is the only known method to help you communicate with your creativity. However, without writing, reflection is still possible but concretizing an action, following a well articulated decision making becomes very difficult, even impossible to achieve, because the brain forgets and … .. without writing, no programming action towards a pre-defined target is not possible.
A reflection without writing is neither structured nor disciplined. Like a child who plays to scatter in all directions, it then tends to bifurcate towards something else that is essential to treat and often goes to what is easier: forgetfulness, stagnation, the old manias that we carry, buried in the depths of our unconscious. In addition, one sometimes loses the perspective of what must be lived when one maintains the ignorance of an uncomfortable situation.
So, do not be afraid to write, dare to put down on paper your sometimes very intimate and confused thoughts, your painful states of mind, your brilliant ideas, a simple perception or an observation, a comment, a possible choice, etc. to finally come to the specification of indices or will emerge various options that can lead you to conclude your approach with satisfaction.
Know how to maintain moments of solitude and silence so as to reflect intimately on the solutions sought.
2) Participant’s notebook (description)
It has been designed to help you walk intellectually between meetings, during a process of reflection done under the supervision of a professional. It includes different themes that you explore as you go along.
In this notebook, you can record anything that you think is important to remember between each meeting. It’s like a logbook that belongs to you. During a meeting, always bring it with you. However, it’s up to you to decide what you want to share, in terms of content, with your speaker. Trained in such an exercise by its training, it will respect the dynamics of exchange generated by the content of said “Participant’s Workbook”.
The discussion, in connection with what you write, becomes a decisive element to progress in a structured way towards the conclusion of your transition and the emergence of options that will take you to a new professional stage.
Why such a tool?
This document is provided by the speaker with whom you decided to start your reflection, to conclude it on an appropriate action plan. Remember that the first function of this notebook is to be an aide-mémoire or are compiled multiple information that you deem relevant to
- hold back
- discuss with your speaker
- use to select your future options, make a decision, write your action plan.
Since this document was designed “to measure” to help you walk through sometimes very effervescent thoughts, it meets certain objectives as for its application. These objectives are:
- help you remember and compile diverse information buried in your creative zone
- * Ref. “black diamond” / theme of creativity ->symbolic # 28
- provide you with the necessary clues to eventually crystallize new options
to show you the progress of your precious reflection: an essential element for the emergence of new ideas.
4) Themes addressed
The topics discussed, and which you will find in more detail in Section 2 of this document, are:
- my expectations
- differentiate my tastes from my interests
- profile of an ideal job
- my options
- comments and suggestions from the speaker
- action plan + timetable