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 […]