CHAPTER 6Craft Professional “I Wants”

What is most important to you in your professional or work life? In this chapter, you will take the “I want” exercises one step further and complete the same set of activities with the focus on clarifying your greatest “I wants” in the development of a well-rounded “professional you.”

There is an important caution for you in this chapter: When it comes to your professional or work life, social conditioning and past experiences create powerful subconscious expectations in people who are not purposefully aware of their influence. As we said in Chapter 1, unless people devote conscious effort to focusing on what they want, an estimated 70% of their thoughts are subconsciously focused on what they don’t want ...

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