Career coaching & style discovery

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October 12, 2023

This article was originally written for Life Coach Directory. How can style discovery assist in career coaching? Uncovering hidden skills, resources and inclinations can be a powerful tool in making better career decisions. Add creative questions to the mix, and you will benefit from career coaching even more!

Have you ever felt lost when it comes to choosing the right career path? Do you find yourself struggling to figure out what you truly want to do? The key to finding fulfilment and success in your career is to discover your unique career style.

Understanding your career style involves identifying your strengths, interests, values, and personality traits to find a job that aligns with who you are and what you want to achieve. In this article, we’ll explore the importance of discovering your career style within the context of career coaching, the Adlerian way.

What does 'Adlerian career coaching' mean?

In Adlerian psychology, occupation represents one of the main tasks of life. We actually start training for our careers in early childhood – when we form our core beliefs about ourselves, others, and the world. Often, lack of fulfilment in the career task is fundamental to those in society who are discouraged.