Making a career transition often comes with attendant fears and concerns, no matter how much planning and thinking about it you do ahead of time. The bigger the change, the louder the fear voices get in our heads. The good thing is that there are various things we can do to manage and address those […]
“One very real issue in limbo is that you have decision fatigue all the time.“ —Alice Karolina Smith
Lacy Boggs’ career story is one that demonstrates how we can better direct our careers—even if things aren’t necessarily going our way—when we truly know our skills and strengths. Lacy Boggs is a writer, a blogger, and the owner of Content Direction Agency, a company that helps online business owners with their content strategy and […]
The word coaching (also, life coaching, career coaching) is something we hear more often these days than say, 10-15 years ago. In the past, coaching meant “performance coaching”, usually something you’ll get from your boss at work. It could also mean “executive coaching”, which was typically a service that employers paid for and provided for […]
The no-pressure approach. Take the time to learn what you need to learn.
A former lawyer overcomes burnout and stress by focusing on sustainable and healthy routines and increasing mental energy.
Having a firm understanding of who you are—your strengths, your preferences, and the conditions in which you excel—and then using that knowledge to choose your career is a sure-fire way of creating a career that you’ll love. Sarah Kent started out as a kindergarten teacher then later moved to an HR organizational development role. On […]
You’ve no doubt heard the phrase before: location-independent lifestyle. Perhaps you’ve thought about making a career pivot to create this situation for yourself. Or maybe, you’ve raised your eyebrows and wondered if this is merely one of those hyped-up internet stories that are totally impractical. My guest for this episode is editor Amy Scott, who […]
Going back to school isn’t an easy thing to do, especially when you’ve been out of it a while and making a living. It’s even harder when you have to do it on nights and weekends while doing a day job that has nothing to do with the field that you’re studying. But it’s doable. […]