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How to Unlock New Possibilities When Plans Unravel

How to Unlock New Possibilities When Plans Unravel

Update: 2023-10-31


When was the last time life threw you a major curveball that upended your plans? 

Can you picture a time when you found yourself blindsided by disruptive events that derailed your goals and left you scrambling to adapt? If so, how did you handle it? Looking back, you wish you’d had the skills to approach it differently?

It’s an inevitable part of life, as we’ve been reminded in the past few years. We all face unexpected twists and turns that can leave us feeling anxious, angry, and adrift. But what if these curveballs also present opportunities to grow and evolve in powerful ways? 

In today’s episode we’re digging into:

  • How do we prepare for unexpected disruptions and curveballs in life when we can't anticipate everything that might happen?

  • When faced with an unforeseen challenge, how do we acknowledge and accept what's happening rather than wishing it away? 

  • What mindset and practices allow us to adapt and respond flexibly when things don't go as planned?

  • How can we manage difficult emotions that arise from disrupted expectations while still taking constructive action?

  • What daily habits and skills, like mindfulness, build our "adaptability muscle" so we can navigate change and uncertainty?

SPARKED HOT TAKE WITH: Karen Wright | Website

Karen is the founder of Parachute Executive Coaching, acclaimed executive coach, advisor to senior leaders for more than two-decades, and the author of two great books, The Accidental Alpha Woman and The Complete Executive.

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.

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How to Unlock New Possibilities When Plans Unravel

How to Unlock New Possibilities When Plans Unravel

Jonathan Fields