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    • Dr Sally El-Akkad
    • You were born original do not die a copy John Mason
    • Economical Shift
    • Why be a man when you can be a success ?!!
      • Bertolt Brecht
    • Who are you ?
    • You miss 100% of the shots you never take.
      • Wayne Gretzky
    • Elisabeth K ü bler-Ross-1969
    • If you are not failing every now & then; it is a sign you are not doing anything very innovative.
      • Woody Allen
    • Career Change Myth 1: There is one perfect career for me.
      • Focusing on finding a single, perfect career is not only intimidating, it is limiting.
      • Keeping your career options open is a position of strength, not weakness.
    • Career Change Myth 2: I will use all of my talents and abilities in this job.
      • Learning a variety of tasks helps you to sharpen abilities that might not be needed in one job but could be invaluable in another.
    • Career Change Myth 3: My job has to match my college major or vocational training.
      • Most jobs do not specify which college major is needed, even if they require that workers have a college degree.
    • Career Change Myth 4: No one will hire me because I lack experience, have low grades, I have gaps in my work history, and other career search obstacles that immobilize us.
      • People overcome all kinds of challenges to find satisfying work. Experts say that how you handle adversity is a good indicator of your ability to persevere.
    • Career Change Myth 5: it is too late to change my career.
      • the desire for job satisfaction in a new career outweighed the desire for status quo in their previous career. Career burnout is a reality of life and I believe can be something positive in moving us to change career direction.
    • Take the first step in faith, you do not have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
      • Martin Luther King
    • You don’t have to be great to start.. But you have to start to be great..
      • Zig Ziglar