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7 Career Obstacles and How to Overcome Them

Take action

Avoid asking yourself negative questions like "Why me?" and "What if?" Instead, focus on positive questions like, "What can I learn from this event?" and "What can I control?" Then take action.

Instead of wallowing in self-pity, the soul-searching that results from approaching this challenge in a positive manner will help propel you forward. Tell yourself that eventually, the loss of your job will result in something better. It's true.