Discovering your purpose as it relates to your career can be difficult when you did not plan properly. One of the main issues being that most people don’t just wake up one day and decide they want to have a low paying stressful job that is un-rewarding, or a job that taxes the body so much that it is debilitating after only 10 years or so. Typically, those jobs are acquired due to the need for income, and the need to make ends meet. Therefore, strategic planning is pertinent to assuring that you can secure a career this is both financially, and emotionally rewarding. College, technical school, and entrepreneurship planning are ways to secure a more stable and financially sound future for both you and your family. Additionally, duplicating those plans for your children are equally as important. It is never too late to change the direction of your career, and to get you on track to building a stable financial future and gratifying career. If you feel that you are in a dead-end job, take a look at the list below.
- Don’t put off making the decision to change careers, time is money!
- If the dreaded blues of waking up every morning to go to work plagues you, then you are in a dead-end job. Take action, it’s time to revamp your career.
- Take an introspective evaluation of what you love to do, and what you do well, and follow your heart. Doing what you love, makes going to work feel pleasant and rewarding.
- Evaluate the financial aspect of how much money you want to earn, and how you prefer to live, including securing a sound future for yourself and family.
- Choose a career that you can “age into”. Meaning one that age and experience is valued, and coveted. That way you are less likely to be booted out when you are post 50 plus, by a less experienced person.
- Choose a career that the preparation (ie: college funding, etc) is commensurate with the pay that you will receive. That way you won’t stay upside down too long as it relates to paying off any subsequent student loans or funding that is needed to secure your degree or certification.
- Don’t be fearful of the challenge that lies ahead. Anything that is worth having is worth fighting for. Don’t be deceived by someone else’s success. Successful people make success look easy.
- Nothing in life is free! There is a cost associated with every level of success, so put the measuring stick away, and evoke your aspiration instead!
- Be a door opener, not a door holder!
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