I overheard this conversation between two middle-aged men at a bookstore the other day. They were exchanging stories about their children who were about to enter their final year in college. One of them said, “When I was her age, I didn’t think I was good enough.” The other one replied, “Me too.” If I […]
Emma Galland chose to leave her business consulting life to follow a life-long passion for health and wellness. She and others like her pursued a different career path because they have discovered their true calling. They realized a misdirection, and have figured out what they were always meant to do on this earth. Other folks, like […]
How to avoid getting defensive about your career decisions.
There are many reasons why you may be stuck in a job that doesn’t suit you. Perhaps your job did fit in the beginning, but you’ve outgrown it over time. Maybe you’re ready to take on the next level of responsibilities but have no clear path for advancement. Perhaps the company you work for underwent significant changes that […]
Let’s talk about the elephant in the room, shall we? The question that anybody who’s ever thought of making a change has asked. That thing that’s crossed the mind of every person who’s ever considered making a leap of faith towards something new or different—even if it’s as benign as raising their hand and volunteering […]
I’ve never met anyone who has admitted to never having a crisis of confidence, have you? This is likely to be one of those universal things that happen to everybody—no matter how old you are, or how experienced, popular, or successful you may be. It strikes at the worst possible times. And if you’re not […]
Change is hard. But so is staying somewhere you don’t belong.
You find yourself looking at and around your life, wondering if you’ve made a misstep somewhere. You’ve worked so hard through the years. Acquired mean skills. Built a decent career. Your parents are proud of you. Your spouse, your friends—they’re all happy for you and all that you’ve become. You’ve accomplished so much. You’ve made a good […]