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Lynne's Picks

Lynne Blizzard

Career Coach

Lynne has over 20 years of business experience matching talented individuals with job opportunities that offer growth and career fulfillment.

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Positive Intelligence by Shirzad Chamine (Saboteurs)

In this book, Shirzad Charmine, reveals how to achieve one's true potential for both professional success and personal fulfillment by helping us address our internal Saboteurs. Saboteurs are invisible inhabitants of our minds that fool us into believing they are there to help, but this is not the case.

In my work, I regularly speak with clients about the importance of becoming aware of their saboteurs and how they might be adversely impacting their career journey. Together, we work to bring them out of the darkness and into the light so that they an achieve what’s most important to them.

I highly recommend this book to anyone who might be feeling stuck and/or afraid in their career journey. Learn more

How to Find Your Passion and Purpose by Cassandra GaisfordHow to Find Your Passion and Purpose by Cassandra Gaisford

One of my favorites, perhaps because it was very impactful to me when I was feeling stuck in my own career! A quick and easy read that asks provocative questions around passion, purpose and how to leverage your gifts, talents and strengths, to identify a fulfilling career and live a life you love. This book provides a simple formula for self-reflection that will set you on your way! Beyond being a great read packed with inspirational wisdom, there are also several free downloadable resources included, making this little book a HUGE value! Learn more

Mindfulness Daily: Create a Life-Changing Meditation Practice in Less Than 15 Minutes a Day! by Jack Kornfield & Tara Brach on Sounds

In today's fast-paced world where people feel the need to be “on” 24/7, meditation is one of the best ways to disconnect and quiet the brain creating the opportunity to become more present in each moment. For people in a career transition, this becomes even more important as they work to find clarity around what's next.

If you are looking for a simple and effective way to incorporate meditation into your life, I strongly encourage you to consider this FREE, 40-day online program. Learn more

Creating You & CoCreating You & Co. by William Bridges

In this thought-provoking book by William Bridges, an expert on Managing Transitions, Bridges describes a strategy for identifying work that satisfies and supports you. He reminds us that we are the CEO of our own careers and offers a formula to identify our “D.A.T.A.” (desires, abilities, temperament and assets) and a way in which we can turn this into a career plan. In addition, Bridges explores how the world of work is changing and how best to manage your career and set yourself up for success in conjunction with these changes. In the end, this book is sure to get you thinking about work differently. Learn more