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How to Balance Security and Self-Expression at Work

How to Balance Security and Self-Expression at Work

Update: 2023-06-061


Are you struggling to find work that nourishes your soul - yet still provides stability? Do you feel like you’re dancing between security and soulfulness in your day to day responsibilities? You're not alone.  

In fact that is the question presented to us today by listener, Elena. Elena, has been a senior office manager for years, and is facing this challenge as she longs for more meaningful work aligned with her performer and maven sparketypes. Yet she also needs the financial security of her current role.  

Jenny draws from navigating creative work and steady income through running her own business for over 12 years. She advises Elena to consider roles that better allow her sparketypes to shine through, like facilitation, training, or sales - even within her current organization.   

Intrigued how Elena navigates finding work that nourishes both her soul and need for security? Tune in to learn tangible strategies for balancing meaning with stability - even during times of great uncertainty and change at work.

In today’s episode we’re in conversation with:

SPARKED HOT TAKE WITH: Jenny Blake | Website

Jenny is a podcaster, career and business strategist, and an award-winning author of three books: Life After College, the groundbreaking Pivot for navigating what’s next, and her recently published Free Time for optimizing what’s now. 

LISTENER:  Elena - Sparketype: (Primary) Performer, (Secondary) Maven, (Anti) Essentialist

YOUR HOST: Jonathan Fields

Jonathan is a dad, husband, award-winning author, multi-time founder, executive producer and host of the Good Life Project podcast, and co-host of SPARKED, too! He’s also the creator of an unusual tool that’s helped more than 650,000 people discover what kind of work makes them come alive - the Sparketype® Assessment, and author of the bestselling book, SPARKED.

So what is your Sparketype? Turns out, we all have a unique imprint for work that makes us come alive, this is your Sparketype. When you discover yours, everything, your entire work-life- and even parts of your personal life and relationships - begins to make sense. Until you know yours, you’re kind of fumbling in the dark. 

How to submit your question for the SPARKED Braintrust: Wisdom-seeker submissions

More on Sparketypes at: Discover You Sparketype | The Book | The Website

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How to Balance Security and Self-Expression at Work

How to Balance Security and Self-Expression at Work

Jonathan Fields