The problem with problems is that they seem so big when you’re facing them. It is hard to see how you can ever scale the obstacle. The goal you want feels impossible to reach. All you can see is a wall.
Over the past couple of months, I have heard from hundreds of ordinary professionals with a big fat wall in their path. What they have in common is they want to change their career path but cannot see how to go about it.
Firstly, how do you completely change your career direction and get a job in another field when all your experience is based on the path you no longer want to take?
What about the salary? If you have been in your current career for any length of time, you will have climbed the pay scale (and now got the bills to match!). The fear of losing income or “starting from the bottom” is enough to root many potential career-changers to the spot.
And then there’s the inner voices of doubt to contend with… it all seems too big a mountain to climb. It’s easy to see why many professionals feel it is impossible and just do nothing.
Let’s imagine for a moment that you could stand back and get a different perspective.
What would difference to your life would it make to find a new career you love?
What would it be worth to you to realise that with the right support, you could just do it – nothing is impossible?
Do you want to step back and get a different perspective?
Ready to learn more?
In the last 3 years, the hiring rates of people using professional coaching services has risen by 51%. Currently, around 70.5% of career coaches are women; 29.5% are male coaches.
62% of people report a marked impact on career opportunities after undergoing career coaching. Almost 80% of people saw a lift in self-esteem and confidence.
Okay, so the figures look good. But that doesn’t explain why YOU should work with a career coach or specifically how investing in coaching will help you.
Here are some of the tangible benefits for YOU.
Yes, it is easy to look at a problem like changing to a new career and wonder how such a big goal will ever be achieved. Looking at the whole goal up close can seem impossible. But every mountain is scalable.
Just do 3 things:
And if you don’t want to do the journey on your own, enlist a trusting guide… my crampons are ready.