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Your ‘Why?’ checklist

AllBright. Project You: Supercharge your career. 'Why?' making choices & decisions. Your ‘Why?’ checklist. Read through Sagina Shabaya’s exercise.
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Creating a ‘Why?’ checklist.

Time: 10- 20 minutes

Tools: Pen and paper.

Sagina says: “When we’re looking for love, we are able to write a list of likes, dislikes and deal breakers when we are dating, so why not do the same for your career?.”

Write a list that aligns with your why?(s) and purpose and this will help you when making decisions. For example:

  • If you should quit your job
  • If you should ask for a payrise
  • If you should take certain risks
  • If you should reduce your hours
  • If you should go freelance
  • If you should put yourself forward for promotion

Instructions: Create a spreadsheet with three columns or download and print the one Sagina has made for you.

Pros Cons Dealbreakers

Now write down all the things that come to mind in the different columns when tackling a big decision.

Result: You’ll have a method to work through and data to analyse before making any big decisions.

Download and use our interactive worksheets digitally or print them out if preferred.

Once you have completed this task share in the comments about your ‘Why?’ Checklist.

© Sagina Shabaya, the 60 minute career coach.
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