Unhappy With Your Career? Try 'Asset-Based Thinking'

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By Richard Kirby

We've all been told that we should practice "positive thinking." I don't know about you, but I have found it difficult to practice such thinking when things are not going well. So have many of the hundreds of job seekers I have coached - especially those who were unemployed or unhappy in their current jobs.

I'm not suggesting here that you give up on the idea of developing a better attitude and better mindset. But, I am suggesting that you and I can both benefit from the practical dynamics of asset-based thinking. As authors Dr. Kathy Cramer and Hank Wasiak note in their bestselling book titled Change the Way You See Everything: