Do you love the work you do? Is your career a part of your calling? Are you thinking of making a career change or even of starting your own business? Are you tired of taking whatever opportunity happens to come along next? Do you want to design a vocation that reflects your values, vision, and virtues? If these questions are important to you, then these Career Pathways will assist you to clarify your thinking and take effective action. Learn more about our Career Coaching Programs and arrange for a complementary Creativity coaching session with Erika using our Contact Form.

Career Pathway #191: Finding What Is Right

One of my top values is finding my “right path” in life and coaching others to find theirs. For me, being on the right path and knowing it is right is a form of utopia. Serving my higher purpose through my talents and love for others is my highest form of existence.Perhaps you share this […]

Career Pathway #192: Give Yourself a Break

This has been one crazy week. Good in some respects, challenging in many respects, and frustrating, to say the least. So, what to do about it?Well, fortunately, I have the day off to slow it all down, find some releases, and regroup. One of my best methods of grounding myself is to sit quietly and […]

Career Pathway #193: Hold a Larger Perspective

Often when I am feeling the stress of a situation, I can reduce the anxiety and find some peace when I enlarge my perspective. If I maintain my current thoughts, I stay in the rut. If I look at the bigger picture, I begin to unravel the tension and let go of the current struggle. […]

Career Pathway #194: I Really Want To…

This has been a happy week. I was able to let go of being behind in my work, not feeling a lot of energy for the tasks facing me at home, and other loose ends that are part of my daily awareness. Instead of focusing on those tedious and tiring details, I gave myself some […]

Career Pathway #195: When More Is Desired

Recently I had the pleasure to connect with a young professional in his quest for his next career move. It’s an exciting place to be when we realize we are ready for more and we are determined to explore the possibilities in order to move on to greater fulfillment. When we are in that space of […]

Career Pathway #196: Something More

It is typical for us to want more of something in our lives • more love, more money, more fulfillments, more freedom. That is not a bad thing, considering that it is our desire which leads us to change. And many times, it is this change that expands our quality of life and broadens our […]

Career Pathway #197: Crucial Conversations

When I’m not working as a LifeTrek coach, I work in an office where I recently faced the choice of how to react to a coworker’s hostile communication. I work closely with this person on a daily basis, and I was very concerned about the state of our relationship, based on the phone and email […]

Career Pathway #198: If You Could Do Anything

Have you ever let yourself think about what you would do if you had the means to do anything you wanted? It is a joyful exercise to let your mind go, to forget limitations and obstacles, and to just see yourself living the life of your choosing. That is, of course, the first step to […]

Career Pathway #199: Connect With Touchstones

Barbara Sher and Annie Gottlieb wrote about the importance of focusing on one’s “touchstones” when contemplating career shifts in their book, “Wishcraft: How to Get What You Really Want” Amazon. These touchstones are the vital pieces that drive each of us to create meaningful and fulfilling work and lifestyles for ourselves. By focusing on our touchstones, […]

Career Pathway #200: Feeling Good

What are you doing to promote your well-being and quality of life? Or, in other words, how are you allowing yourself to feel good? These are very powerful questions, when addressed. When not addressed, we are likely ignoring our personal power to impact the elevation of our mood and the overall results we get in […]

Career Pathway #201: Expand With Excitement

When is the last time you felt excited? Yesterday? Last week? Last month? Last year? Well, I hope that your answer falls in the more recent category or you are missing out on one of life’s true pleasures.Of course, I am referring to positive excitement, rather than the excitement that comes from emergency or troubling […]