We, as career practitioners, all have the ability to be “…the great and all powerful wizard” every day. We must never underestimate the power of our words. Here are 10 quotes from the classic movie The Wizard of Oz and how they translate for career practitioners.
1. Wizard of Oz to Cowardly Lion: You, my friend, are a victim of disorganized thinking. You are under the unfortunate impression that just because you run away you have no courage; you’re confusing courage with wisdom.
When we meet with students or clients they often bring to us a preconceived picture of their career path and one of the greatest conversations we can have is helping them reframe their thinking from seeing barriers to visualizing opportunities.[Read more…] about You, my friend, are a victim of disorganized thinking.