So you’re thinking about changing jobs. You’re exploring what’s next and the many options you could pursue.
If you come to me for coaching, one of the first questions I’ll ask is this:
Are you running from something or to something?
There’s a difference.
Running from something means you’re tired of the work, the boss, the money, the environment, the rat race, the commute, or something else. I’d argue that if this is you, you are not prepared to do what you love. People don’t land in best-fit careers by running away.
They land in best-fit careers by running to them. Intentionally. They choose them.
If you’re running to your dream, you envision it, plan for it, take intentional steps to get there, and you make it.
You aren’t a victim of circumstance, you are a beneficiary of intentional effort and decision-making.
If you’re running away, my suggestion would be to “just get a job.” Find something else — anything, but ideally something more aligned to your Profile of Self — and then, when the smoke clears and the dust settles, figure out where you really want to be.
A deficit mindset makes dreaming impossible.
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