July 28, 2022
On average, most of us will spend one third of our lives at work. That’s a lot of time. But even though we spend so much of our lives at work, according to a 2022 happiness study over one third of Brits are unhappy in their job. Samantha Clarke is a work happiness consultant, author of Love It Or Leave It: How to Be Happy at Work and resident lecturer and facilitator at The School of Life, Simon Sinek's platform and The Guardian who gives masterclasses on career potential, navigating transitions and change, managing stress and anxiety, finding confidence and purpose at work. During the conversation me and Samantha break down the traditional prescription around what a career needs to look like and tackle all the big questions facing someone navigating a career: how do you figure out what career path to choose, how do you know when it’s time to quit, how do you reinvent yourself in ease phase of your career, how do you negotiate emotional barriers to change, and most importantly, how do you design a career that you love.
2:20 Overcoming the title trap
3:47 Evolving understandings about work
08:53 Navigating emotional barriers to pursuing your dream career
12:32 Exploring the hidden assumptions in coaching
17:13 Love It or Leave It: how to be happy at work
20:59 The 6 happiness pillars for work
23:35 How to assess your happiness at work
25:12 Can everyone find purpose in a job?
28:32 The relationship between career purpose and money
35:20 Human Design Profiles
42:17 Manifestation and affirmations
46:26 Decision making
51:09 The signs and symptoms of burnout
59:02 Following your passion vs finding your passion
01:07:28 Coaching Ali on company mission and happiness
🔗 CONNECT WITH SAMANTHA
🐦 Twitter - https://twitter.com/samanthaand_
📸 Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/samanthaand
💻 Website - https://samanthaand.co/
👥 Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/samanthaclarke/
📕 Love It or Leave It: How To Be Happy At Work - https://geni.us/dPkwD
🔗 CONNECT WITH ALI
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