New Direction for Your Professional Life
your professional life reached the point where
you feel stuck in a rut, and you know that the
time has come for a change of direction? Perhaps
you feel there must be something better than
what you are doing, or you know you have more
potential, but you don't know what you should
do. One thing you do know is you are ready for
change - and you want work that is meaningful,
fulfilling and financially rewarding. Now is
the time to re-evaluate and identify your true
may have some general ideas about potential
new directions, but nothing concrete enough
to take action on. In fact, lack of action may
be part of the problem. You may be investing
more time and energy thinking about what's wrong,
than you are thinking about how you can change
your situation and find a direction that aligns
with your goals and values. Or, there may be
so many possibilities open to you that you feel
overwhelmed and don't know where to start.
a Game Plan
Charting a new direction may mean a complete
change of career, a dramatic upgrade to your
career or even a decision to start your own
business. All these are big steps that you must
carefully consider and clarify. To ensure success
in whatever steps you take, it's important to
develop strategies for an overall game plan.
Then you'll know what you're aiming for and
will clearly see the next steps to take.
approach will take slightly longer, but the
right strategies will ensure long-term results.
If you rush into change, in a few months or
years you may find yourself back in the same
rut you're in now. Strategies maximize what
you do and keep your priorities uppermost in
your mind, ensuring you are spending your time
on what's important rather than being scattered
in many directions.
Your Mission, Values, Strengths, Passions &
If you're ready to develop a game plan to identify
your new direction, I invite you to consider
and clarify the following areas. As you work
through them and gain essential clarity, you'll
have the confidence of knowing you are taking
steps that align with your purpose and values.
Your vision, mission and purpose
Your personal values; what's important
Your strengths, talents and abilities
Opportunities and resources
The work you're drawn to doing, ideally
Ideal life, career or business
Who you truly are and what you have to
Skills, knowledge and experience you've
Passions, interests, inspiration, likes
When you're at your best
invite you to explore these areas in more depth
to gain the clarity needed to naturally uncover
a new direction for your work.
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