EPISODE 249 When your career gets to the point that you are exhausted, bored, overworked or not having fun it may be a sign your career needs to be fixed! What do you do? It’s time to ask yourself some questions that will help you determine the right next steps. There are more options than you think!
STUFF WE LEARN IN THIS EPISODE
First you must determine if you’re having an episodic moment or is it a protracted feeling of missing something? The mid-life career crises typically happens in the mid-40s when an individual realizes that the illusion of immortality is gone. However, now many people in their 30s are struggling seeing themselves in the same career for the rest of their lives.
A Few Ideas From The Podcast on How to Fix Your Boring Career
Tune in and learn the other 3 ways to fix your career. So if none of these ideas work, what should you do? It may be a sign that it’s time for a job change.
QUOTES BY CHRIS
“You should go to your high school reunion! You aren’t the only one getting old and you can may make new friends you missed the first time around.”
“Mid-career disasters often have to do with boredom.”
“Rejuvenate the work that you’re doing by taking a few small steps.”
QUESTION OF THE DAY
“A question that remains unanswered for me is mainly focused on progressing in my career as a younger individual. I found it somewhat challenging to navigate the instances where counterparts automatically assume less of me for being young. I have taken on larger projects within my organization including leadership training, but I often wonder how to be a strong presence and squash the doubts that I can’t be promoted or continue my career because of my perceived general inexperience. How do you ensure you market yourself as a promotable team member who is ready to take on more? What is the line between being ambitious and asking for those promotions without seeming like an entitled, needy millennial? -Anonymous, Minneapolis MN