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Being in a relaunch mode can drastically lower your self-confidence and suddenly whisk you out of your comfort zone. Almost overnight, you are in unchartered territory, navigating a whole new world. The best and fastest way to silence an inner critic is from the inside out. How many times have you often second-guessed yourself during a job search, your mind a swirling storm of contradictions and negativity? And then when you least expect it, your inner critic rears its ugly head, often very loud and mean. Has a fear of judgment kept you playing small, forcing you to swallow your questions or ideas from one minute to the next? Here is a list of 6 steps you can put into ACTION and get back your search back on track, one confident step at a time. 

1. Your Inner Critic Does Not Speak the Truth 
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From sportscaster to vice-presidential...

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During the financial downturn, I had to...

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I recently read comparisons between the current economic crisis and the tough times in 2000-2001. I...
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While I have always regarded design careers as a great option for relaunchers, I started thinking...
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by Carol Fishman Cohen Programs for those on career break interested in returning to work have...

First determine who you are now.

My co-author and iRelaunch Co-Founder Carol was recently doing a prototypical parent thing—taking...

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