Originally Published By Harvard Business Review

Being laid off is one of the most difficult experiences that you can face in your career. As an executive coach, I’ve seen firsthand the shock, grief, and anxiety that generally accompanies this type of job loss. Layoffs can trigger a sense of powerlessness and self-doubt in the form of a scary lack of control and the voice of a relentless inner critic — particularly when others in the organization remain employed.

How you think about what happened plays a major role in how successfully you’ll transition to the next phase of your career and life. While a layoff can be temporarily destabilizing, it need not derail your career if you learn which parts of the process you can control — specifically, the mental habits that you cultivate in relation to the event…

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