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Unique Careers, Unique Lives.

Welcome to the Unique Careers, Unique Lives podcast for people who want to do meaningful work and journey towards their unique careers and unique lives.

Hosted by me, Işıl Uysal Calvelli.

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It took me two years to get clear and firm about my decision to leave my job abd start a new career path even though I’ve known I’ve wanted it for years. I now know it could be so much faster.

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Career is not the steps in the corporate ladder, it is the storyline of your work. Your work is not only something you do for money and is not separated from life, it is at the core of life, it is a focused time to discover who you truly are. That’s why we call it LifeWork.

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In this episode, we explore the deeper meaning behind our need for work-life balance. It is a “blanket” statement that carries with it the desire to live more fully, to enjoy the work you do. We talk more about that in the episode.

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episode 38 resignation

In this episode we are talking about resignation, but not the type where you hand in a paper to your employer.

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When you feel unfulfilled at work, you might decide that it does not work for you anymore, you need to find another job, you need to leave. What if your unfulfillment was a curious question for you to explore which will not only benefit you but others? This is what we talk about in this episode.

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Today I am going to answer a question that came to me. And the question says “What do you suggest to people who think, maybe they need to do something else, but they are stuck in indecision, not knowing where to go?”. Thank you for this question, M. What catches my attention immediately is the

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I coach people to make new career choices. And in our sessions, I often hear: “I don’t like my job but I don’t know what I want instead”.Can I say, I don’t believe it?Well, it is not that I don’t believe you. I fully believe in you when you say you don’t know what you

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In a conference I recently spoke at I received the question: “The journey of finding the work you love looks like a huge leap. How do you deal with the fear of change?”. I am exploring this question in the podcast.

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In this episode, we tackle a big misconception we fall into when we are unfulfilled in our jobs: We say “This time, I will find my dream job.” Sorry to break it to you, but you will never find your dream job. But this is not bad at all, hear me out why not.

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Oh, this feeling of being lonely where you are at. Your friends are either too career-driven or they don’t care much about their work. They don’t understand you. According to your family and friends, you work in great conditions. They don’t understand you. And you ask yourself “What is Wrong with me?” Let’s talk about what is really wrong with you.

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