Self Knowledge Needed Before Embarking on a New Career

This is the first in a series of articles I wrote on the self knowledge needed before embarking on a new career.  This article appeared on page 17 of the January 20, 2015 edition of the Delaware Business Times. 

Artist's impression of original text inscribed in Temple of Apollo at Delphi. Photo of the Stone of 12 Angles, Cusco, Peru.
Artist’s impression of original text inscribed in Temple of Apollo at Delphi. Photo of the Stone of 12 Angles, Cusco, Peru.

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A Conference Board survey released in January, 2010 found that only 45% of workers were happy at their jobs. A similar study by Gallup in 2013 suggested there has been no improvement, reporting that 63% were “not engaged.” Why?

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Sarah E Brown Profile

I was delighted to be featured in a recent article in the new-to-the-scene Delaware Business Times (Sarah E Brown Profile ). I enjoyed spending time with Joyce Carroll, their writer, who has her own story of self-discovery and reinvention. Here’s a link to the full text, featured on their site, or read more below.

Sarah Brown wants you to tap into your strengths

photo credit: Joe Del Tufo
photo credit: Joe Del Tufo

By Joyce Carroll
Special to Delaware Business Times

The parental question, “Just who do you think you are?”, was definitely not meant to be answered. But for Dr. Sarah Brown of Wilmington, the answer is a critical one for career advancement and job satisfaction.

Brown is the author of Know Thyself Guides®, a pair of personalized books espousing the importance of tuning into one’s strengths in order to find happiness. She begins a five-part series in today’s Delaware Business Times.

At a 2013 TEDx event in Wilmington, Brown told her audience, “If we can be truly honest about who we are, and bring that knowledge into every major decision, we can make a choice with genuine integrity and commit to it wholeheartedly.”

 

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