It’s easy to be grateful for things that are good and are obviously a blessing. Family. Great friends. A stable job (if you have one). A job you love (if you have one). Your dog. Your cat. Sunrises. Netflix and microwave (in my case). Serial entrepreneur and best-selling author James Altucher once talked about a difficult gratitude practice, a […]
In which zone do you spend most of your time?
When you’ve been doing something for a while, it’s natural that you become known for it. People think about you in the context of what you do for a living—whether they’re conscious of it or not. You may even be deriving some comfort from this yourself. Perhaps your job, profession or career has become like a […]
Fear of uncertainty is a key reason why people balk at pursuing a different career. Is there a way to know for sure before committing to a new path 100%? While there are no guarantees in life, we don’t have to be completely in the dark either. We can take steps to mitigate the risks.
I measure my life by what I create. Joanna Penn said that. She’s one of my favorite authors and podcasters. She’s also one of my role models, someone I look up to for having consciously redefined her career and pursued what she wanted. I’ve heard her say that quote a few times before, in her regular podcast. But […]
Last week, we tackled the tricky question “Can I do this?” So this time, we’re going to address a sneaky one that often creeps into the decision-making process of someone who’s considering to reinvent himself and his career. “Am I too old to make a change?” This question is one that makes me smile whenever I […]
Plowing further into our series on career change and reinvention, we come to a simple question that many who have considered making a change have asked themselves in one shape or form: “Can I do this?” Of course, this question means a variety of different things. Do I have the skills to do what I […]
This post is the second in the series on career change. Nobody likes change. We prefer things to be stable. We prefer things that have been around for a while. Even if those things aren’t very good for us. “The devil you know is better than the devil you don’t,” as the saying goes. It’s no […]
Are you considering a change in career direction but aren’t completely convinced yet? Do you have concerns about your ability to make it happen or the timing of your decision? If so, then this one is definitely for you! This is the first post of the series on reinventing your career. :: I started this series originally […]