What's the Next Juiciest Step?

megan leatherman career coach and human resources consultantThis is part nine in a new nine-part discussion series called "A Wild New Work," which is focused on helping people introspect about their own worklives and how to imbue them with more wildness, freedom, and joy. Today's question is:

What's the next juiciest step?

You don't have to figure out your entire career trajectory today (or ever). What's the next thing you want to do in your worklife that feels awesome? Is it a project? Setting up a coffee date with someone you admire? What feels intriguing and a little exciting?

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p.s.: Today is a new moon! This is a great time to set some small (or big) intentions for the next four weeks until another new moon.

What Are You Afraid Of?

megan leatherman career coach and human resources consultantThis is part eight in a new nine-part discussion series called "A Wild New Work," which is focused on helping people introspect about their own worklives and how to imbue them with more wildness, freedom, and joy. Today's question asks you to be fearless:

What are you afraid of?

What makes your stomach knot up? What about your worklife feels scary today? Look it in the eye and be honest with yourself here.

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If Your Worklife Were an Ecosystem, What Would it Be?

megan leatherman career coach and human resources consultantThis is part seven in a new nine-part discussion series called "A Wild New Work," which is focused on helping people introspect about their own worklives and how to imbue them with more wildness, freedom, and joy. Today's question asks you to think creatively about your worklife:

If your worklife were an ecosystem, what kind would it be?

Jungle? Grassland? Arctic? What comes to mind? Close your eyes and imagine your career in front of you. Does it feel lush? Arid? Are you on land, or in the ocean? Play around with this and see what it might reveal about the state of your career.

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What Makes You Feel Free?

megan leatherman career coach and human resources consultantThis is part six in a new nine-part discussion series called "A Wild New Work," which is focused on helping people introspect about their own worklives and how to imbue them with more wildness, freedom, and joy. Today's question is:

What makes you feel free?

What makes you feel like you can do whatever you want in your worklife? Where's that sweet spot where you can whisper "Yes. This is me. This is home."

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If You Could Wave a Magic Wand, What Would You Change?

megan leatherman career coach and human resources consultantThis is part five in a new nine-part discussion series called "A Wild New Work," which is focused on helping people introspect about their own worklives and how to imbue them with more wildness, freedom, and joy. Today's question requires that you put on your magic cape and remember what it's like to be a kid:

If you had a magic wand that could change anything, what would you make different about your career?

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What Would You Do With a Free Day?

megan leatherman career coach and human resources consultantThis is part four in a new nine-part discussion series called "A Wild New Work," which is focused on helping people introspect about their own worklives and how to imbue them with more wildness, freedom, and joy. Today's question is a fun one:

What would you do today if money were no object and you weren't expected to be anywhere?

It's time to play imaginary hooky! Pretend it's a free day - you woke up and have all the money you need in the bank, no one's expecting you at home, work, or school, and you can spend the day however you want to.

Would you run errands? Clean the house? Sleep in? Go to a spa? Head to the beach? How would you spend this special day?

More importantly, does your answer have anything to do with how you're feeling about your worklife?

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Is There Something You Need to Say?

megan leatherman career coach and human resources consultantThis is part three in a new nine-part discussion series called "A Wild New Work," which is focused on helping people introspect about their own worklives and how to imbue them with more wildness, freedom, and joy. Today's question is:

Is there something you need to say?

...to yourself? To someone else? What's your heart trying to communicate these days?

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If Your Worklife Were an Animal, What Would it Be?

megan leatherman career coach and human resources consultantThis is part two in a new nine-part discussion series called "A Wild New Work," which is focused on helping people introspect about their own worklives and how to imbue them with more wildness, freedom, and joy. Today's question is a playful one:

If your worklife were an animal, what kind would it be?

Don't overthink this one - what comes to mind first? Does your worklife today feel aggressive like a predator, tired like a sloth, or vibrant like a bird of paradise?

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