How to Navigate Between Stability, Burnout & a New Passion
Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life, then pose a specific question to Jonathan Fields and a rotating lineup of wise and kind mentors - the SPARKED Braintrust.
In today’s episode we’re in conversation with:
SPARKED BRAINTRUST ADVISOR: Cynthia Morris | Website
Cynthia is the founder of the Original Impulse creative studio and atelier and coaching program for writers, she’s also an author, workshop facilitator, trusted advisor and coach.
LISTENER: Lauren - Sparketype: Maven/Nurturer
QUESTION: Listener Lauren shares a moment of genuine inflection where she knows what she wants to do next, but also feels beholden to the job she has now, and who it’s serving, and also isn’t so quick to walk away from the years she’s already earned toward retirement and benefits, even though it’ll be another decades before any of that can be cashed out. And, burnout and depletion are a big part of this conversation, too, which I know is such a common feeling these days.
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
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