Getting Unstuck has ratings and 48 reviews. Unwisely said: I went to all the career sessions Tim Butler hosted, and thought I didn’t need to read the book. Getting Unstuck Summary, written by Timothy Butler, Ph.D., is a book dedicated to all the people struggling with their career choice. It aims to. Feeling trapped in your career? Author Timothy Butler believes that your dead ends are your biggest opportunities. Here, Louise FitzBaxter shares her.

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The problem comes when an impasse moment comes and ego gets in the way of finding a new path forward. Ultimately we will not be happy if we let someone else call the shots.

If you’re feeling “stuck” in your life, this is certainly a good part of a larger set of tools to have on hand for figuring things out. This book helps you to realize that and give you the power, understanding, and motivation to take that st I did thoroughly enjoy this book and it gave me A LOT to think about. Return to Book Page. Not to mention readable and insightful. Nov 07, Lisandra rated it it was amazing.

All in all worth a place in your book shelf if you are a fan of this genre. Completed the first two assignments – on to the third I kept wanting to skip forward. Mar 12, Smallerdemon rated it really liked it.

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In Getting Unstuckbusiness psychologist and researcher Timothy Butler offers strategies for moving beyond a career or personal-life impasse—by recognizing the state of impasse, awakening your imagination, recognizing patterns of meaning in your life, and taking action for change. At first I was doing the exercises in the book as I was reading, but was finding that I didn’t fully understand an exercise until I came up to the next one. He has some helpful exercises in questions in this book that allow you to expand your imagination and explore new avenues for career and life satisfaction.


Far from being a sign of failure, these dead ends are in fact a developmental necessity. Not a waste of time but didn’t really give me anything I could immediately use.

Top takeaways Confront the past that’s holding you back. But will all that effort then actually help you do something concrete about your career dead end? I kept thinking get to the point, and when he did I wondered why all that buildup was for something so cliche.

We have, despite our feelings of hurt, self-doubt, or depression, arrived at a new frontier.

There is a process that leads from dead end to new vision…. I went to all the career sessions Tim Butler hosted, and thought I didn’t unetuck to read the book. You will experience psychological impasse many times in your life.

While this framework for the book was was helpful, it felt like the book was only half-heartedly devoted to it. It means that your ego, your nemesishas just retreated. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

This isn’t your typical career book. Know Thyself, Part 1: Is work making you miserable? Both of these are a meditation walk through.

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His ‘deep dives’ are useful, practical exercises, and couple well with his guided meditations available online. Quotes from Getting Unstuck: Identify the common denominators. The issue for me right now is how to implement what I want to occur.


Aug 16, Bea Elwood rated it liked it. Timpthy review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. And I appreciated what I heard of the exercises.

Solid advice in usable format. Let us know what you thought of the book in the comments below.

The concepts in this book can very easily be used in regards to your current unstck. Looking forward to rereading it. You must change your life. I was at an impasse maybe more than once and eventually fumbled my way to doing some of the things this book outlines – which is why I say I wish I had found it a few years ago.

Whether it’s someone else’s expectations or your own ‘accuser’, try to capture the negative thoughts that kick in when you’re about to take a new step forward. Mar 16, Emma rated it unsfuck liked it Shelves: Provided you finish the book with a commitment to have a breakthrough, he but,er hits it you? It guides you to try to figure out your own next step and if you really attempt the exercises and spend time thinking through them, I believe it is helpful.

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This is a very hopeful book, which I will keep prominently displayed on my bookshelf to provoke the curiosity of aspiring MBAs. Jung thought that butlef defining who we are we have limited our true potential.

Do the same with your knee cap. The book is fascinating and will give you a lot to think about, but don’t leave it at that.

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