Careershifters blog

How Do I Break Out Of Analysis Paralysis?

Since taking voluntary redundancy, Vlad has been trying to make sure his next career move is one that truly makes him happy. But no matter how much he thinks about what he'd like to do, he can't be sure that any of his ideas are worth following up. How can he break out of his own mental mazes and start moving forward?

Jane Barrett and Camilla Arnold’s ‘If Not Now, When?’ (The IKEA Approach To Career Change)

If Not Now, When?

I hate IKEA. Building your own furniture could be a blast; there’s potential for the process to be fun and challenging. But instead, thanks to IKEA, you find yourself counting 324 wooden pegs, starting again at least four times because you dared to deviate from the ‘process’, and growing a deep, acidic resentment for those smug little bubble-men in the illustrations. Jane Barrett and Camilla Arnold’s book left me feeling the same way.

From Marketing to Mountains

"Surely it would be nuts to give up a successful career to chase after some dream? Isn't that greedy?" After 16 years shifting between roles at a global industrial company, Sarah Maliphant made a radical change to become a mountain guide and professional coach. Read on to discover how she did it.

Just Twenty Seconds...


What act of insane career-change bravery could you make in twenty seconds?

Let us know in the Comments below (and if you're going to do it, let us know how it goes!)