Let’s talk about the ABC’s of career transition. A career transition can take many forms. However, your mindset and how you go about it can make all the difference in the outcome.
A: Accept that you are responsible for your career and your life.
B: Believe that change is possible and that you deserve to be happy.
C: Clarify what you want in your career.
D: Dare to dream big; be determined through hard times; don’t let anyone tell you what you can or can’t do: define that for yourself.
E: Engage in activities that are congruent with your goals.
F: Find your faith in what really matters; face your fears; focus on what you want; forget perfect.
G: Give yourself permission to try; remain grateful in all things.
H: Hire a trained, certified career coach to help you achieve your career goals more quickly and easily.
I: Imagine yourself an Abundant Success. What does that look and feel like?
J: Join forces with people who share your goals, your vision, and your best interests.
K: Keep trying and learning.
L: Live in the moment as if you had no future and no past.
M: Make decisions that are intentional.
N: Notice when you feel stressed out. What are you believing that isn’t true?
O: Organize yourself and your thoughts for Abundant Success.
P: Plan your career on purpose and prepare to succeed.
Q: Quit making excuses and do something.
R: Remember anything is possible; there are no mistakes, only learning opportunities.
S: Stop whining and feeling sorry for yourself; set SMART goals–goals that are specific, measurable, attainable, rewarding, and timely.
T: Take time to do the most important things first.
U: Understand how your thinking affects your career and your choices.
V: Vent if you want, but don’t be a victim.
W: When you don’t know something, ask.
X: X-Ray your career options–examine what isn’t readily visible to others; what do you see?
Y: Yearn more, learn more, be more.
Z: Zero in on careers that will fulfill you personally, professionally, and financially.
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