What do you want to be when you grow up?

What did I want to be when I grew up?

  • Listen to what people suggest — you don’t need to take their advice but it may be worth dipping your toe in the water.
  • Give it a go. If you have a passion, a gut feeling or just the same thought coming back to you then chances are there’s something there to explore.
  • Don’t pop someone else’s balloon. My G&T friend could have very easily have turned around to me and said that was a ridiculous idea, that it was too much work, that I would never survive. Instead he looked me dead in the eye and said “I cannot wait to hear more about this — let me get us a drink”
  • Keep the napkin that you write all the ideas on

What about us oldies looking for a career change?

  1. What do you want your life to look like? To be filled with?
  2. What gives you energy & joy?
  3. What are you really good at? Where are the parallels with Q2?
  4. Based on the above 3 questions — what will the world pay you for?

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Kate is a renowned career strategist, confidence guru & coach on a mission to make everyone’s Mondays feel as good as Fridays. www.kate-bishop.co.uk

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Kate is a renowned career strategist, confidence guru & coach on a mission to make everyone’s Mondays feel as good as Fridays. www.kate-bishop.co.uk

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