How To Change Careers -- How to deal with the difficult decision of switching careers, how to know when you're doing it right, and how to make the transition intelligently without getting burned.
It's a big, bold move. You've invested so much time in your current career. Maybe you've invested a decade or more. Maybe it's been just a few years.
As far as some practical tips for how to changes careers go, I think that in the end, what you have to do is get clear about what it is that you want out of life. Once you're clear about that, then that challenging life decision that I just talked about becomes much easier.
It's still challenging, but it becomes much easier because it takes away some of the uncertainty when you know what you want.
Number one, that means identifying your top 10 values. Figure out what are your top 10 values. I talk about that in some other videos that I have where I go into how to do a proper values identification at length.
You identify your top 10 values and then that allows you to use that as a rubric for making decisions against. Once you know your values, you can ask yourself, "If I go with the status quo and my current career, how well is that going to fulfill and align with my top values?"
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