To attend work one morning only to be blindsided by a firing by the afternoon can be painful like losing a loved one. But like any other major crisis, being terminated can be the defining moment that actually launches you to your true destiny. Fired Up is one person's intimate account that shows in raw honest detail how to climb back after a major fall.
Losing a job can create a major crisis. To attend work one morning only to be blindsided by a firing in the afternoon can be painful like losing a loved one. This is because in America what we do for a living is often intimately tied to who we are. When someone you meet asks, So, what do you do for living? how do you answer? But like any other major crisis, being terminated can be the defining moment that launches you to your true destiny. Fired Up is Wil LaVeist s personal story in honest raw detail. He shares the four steps he took to cope and overcome his crisis.A 2008 Christian Choice Book Awards Winner But As for you, you meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, in order to bring it about as it is this day, to save many people alive. -Genesis 50:20A talented author, journalist, educator and entrepreneur, Wil LaVeist has more than two decades of award-winning print and online journalism, and media startup experience with companies such as The Arizona Republic and Tribune. His expertise includes organizational downsizings, employment negotiations and the management of the hiring and terminating processes. Mr. LaVeist is also the founder and president of LAVEIST ENTERPRISES LLC, a media publishing consulting and public speaking firm. Among his many positions, he was the editor and publisher of MIX Magazine in Virginia and a news columnist for the Daily Press of Hampton Roads.Mr. LaVeist has earned a Master s in Journalism from the University of Arizona and a Bachelor s in English from Lincoln University of Pennsylvania. He has also been a professor at major universities in the Midwest and South.www.WILLAVEIST.COM
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