What do you want to be when you grow up?

What did I want to be when I grew up?

Prepare yourself for a bit of a personal tale folks. If you read my blog & subscribe to my weekly emails you will know I am not a fan of divulging my life story, however, my career journey is fairly relevant to all that I do so I’ve decided to care & share.

  • 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 gives you energy & joy?
  2. What are you really good at? Where are the parallels with Q2?
  3. Based on the above 3 questions — what will the world pay you for?

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Kate Bishop

Kate Bishop

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