So, what do you want to be when you grow up? You heard that question all through childhood. It became a serious question in high school. Yet the answer to that seemingly simple question is not always clear, even when we reach adulthood. Many factors influence our career path, including our natural strengths and talents, our hopes and dreams for the future, and unexpected opportunities that arise along the way — or not. It can be difficult to distinguish outer pressure to succeed from inner ambition. Even if you are firmly established in your profession, you still might wonder if you’re on the right career path or if there is something more you could be doing with your life.
Does your quest for the perfect job with the perfect company have you immobilized? Then maybe you should look at your quest differently. We’ve been holding on to the idea that we should find a job we love so it doesn’t feel like work.
But what if that logic is all wrong?
Working for a sizable paycheck or for notable prestige isn’t fulfilling enough for most people during challenging times. Or anytime for that matter. We want to follow our career passion. We want…heck, we NEED… to feel fueled by our work.
Turning your career passion into a rewarding and sustainable career is the dream of many. Yet truly achieved by only a few…