#4: How to Manifest Your Job Share


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To beat imposter syndrome and manifest your job share, you have to believe you can job share.

Once a skeptic, I’ve become a believer after leaning into manifestation during my most challenging season of life. You might be thinking, “That’s easy for you to say, Melissa. You’re one of the lucky few who’ve job shared.”  I know it’s easier said than done, but I also know there are a lot more job sharers (past or present) out there than you think—probably even in your circle of friends.

There’s a dirty little secret that plagues nearly all job sharers, including me—it took us longer to job share than we would have liked. Much much longer. Had we faced down our fears of the “right timing, the “right boss,” or the “right job” sooner, we could have reaped job sharing’s massive personal AND professional benefits sooner.

In Episode 4’s Mindset Minisode, I distill two personal obstacles you need to understand about job sharing and a powerful 1-minute exercise to help you manifest your (fill in the blank—job share/promotion/new job/work-life goal/flex work practice).

I also divulge the mantra I’ve adopted over the past year that keeps my imposter syndrome from ever rearing its ugly little head. So next time “imposter syndrome” saunters into the arena, it’ll get the horns of a manifestation magnet!

Here’s a glance at this episode:

  • [3:54] Why it took most job sharers far too long to job share and what they want you to know
  • [4:36] The innovative approach to job sharing Melissa took when first interviewing for a position at a new company as a job share.
  • [6:21] The two personal obstacles to job sharing you must understand to manifest your job share. And, why one of those obstacles may be THE thing that will make your job share the most satisfying.
  • [7:33] This 1-minute exercise to help you manifest your job share/fill in the blank
  • [8:38] One powerful mantra that will help you confidently help you keep imposter syndrome at bay.

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Melissa Nicholson job shared for nearly a decade and is the Founder & CEO of Work Muse. Work Muse drives the adoption of job sharing in business as a source of competitive advantage while helping individuals find work-life balance. Join the #JobshareRevolution here.



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