๐—”๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜ ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฑ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ธ?

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๐—”๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜ ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฑ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ธ?

Our jobs and careers play a huge part in our lives, influencing not just our identity but also our overall well-being.

โ€œIf you work 40 hours a week, nearly 50 weeks a year, for 40 years โ€“ you will have worked over 75,000 hours. Many of you reading this will average more than 50 hours a week and work well beyond 50 years โ€“ which puts you at nearly 120,000 hours. ๐˜ผ๐™ก๐™ข๐™ค๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐™ฃ๐™ค๐™ฉ๐™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™ฎ๐™ค๐™ช๐™ง ๐™ก๐™ž๐™›๐™š ๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ ๐™š๐™จ ๐™ข๐™ค๐™ง๐™š ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ข๐™š ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™š๐™ง๐™œ๐™ฎ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™ฌ๐™ค๐™ง๐™ .โ€* Read that again!

Over the years, I have witnessed countless individuals who feel trapped in jobs that bring them unhappiness and misery๐Ÿ˜”, all because the fear of stepping into the unknown holds them hostage๐Ÿ’”

Pursuing a fulfilling and meaningful career that you deserve does not have to be daunting or overwhelming. Planning and support is key – a thoughtful strategy can ensure a smoother transition ๐ŸŒฑ

By undertaking thorough research ๐Ÿ”Ž and career conversations ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ about industries, roles and opportunities that align with who you are, as well as surrounding yourself with a supportive network of mentors, family / friends or career professionals, can make all the difference during periods of career transition and change ๐Ÿ›ค๏ธ

Every meaningful career switch involves a leap of faith ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป, but with careful planning and a strong support system, that leap becomes a little less daunting.

* Quote taken from Designing Your Work Life, Bill Burnett & Dave Evans