Conventional career change methods lead to no result. People end up back in jobs similar to the ones they left.Read More
Janice is in her late 40s and works in banking. Over the last six months, she’s had a growing feeling that the life path she’s on is not what she wants anymore.Read More
I made a big mistake when I left my career in the nonprofit world to launch my own business.
My mistake? I didn’t sit down with my wife and have an “all cards on the table” talk about what my career transition would look like within our relationship and household.
That mistake led to a lot of angst.Read More
The second cause of loneliness is a topic that is often hard for us to talk about.
How it feels when no one is looking for you.
I was hiking with a friend over the winter and we were talking about how lonely it can feel to start something new. She was a year into building an organization that leverages the collective power of business to elevate women in the workforce.
At one point in our conversation she turned to me and said, “The hardest part in the beginning is that it feels like no one is looking for you.”Read More
You’ve decided to reinvent your career. You’re excited. You try to talk to your trusted colleague at work about what is going on but you feel a disconnect that you didn’t feel before. You feel like she isn’t that interested in where you are headed, even though you want her to be as excited as you are.Read More
This week, I wanted to give you a little inspiration and share with you six common types of Changemakers identified by a pioneer in social entrepreneurship, Ashoka.
You see, there isn’t one single way to be part of the solution. It takes people working together, in big and small ways and in different roles, to move the needle on problems and challenges.