“What If?” as Inspiration, not Obstacle

In recent weeks, I’ve found myself in conversation with many people contemplating significant career changes that would spawn major life changes. As I listen to these friends and clients, I’ve noticed how often their thinking begins with some version of the circuitous “What if …?” question-and-answer game that so often leads to a dead end […]

Designing a Career with Purpose

For many of us, we arrived where we are today by choosing from the options that were presented to us. Perhaps you graduated from college, received a few job offers and chose the one that seemed most likely to fit your aspirations. Depending on the company, the typical progression is either up within your function, […]