The Mid-Career GPS Podcast

Change in Your Plans, NOT Your Direction

November 02, 2021 John Neral Season 1 Episode 66
The Mid-Career GPS Podcast
Change in Your Plans, NOT Your Direction
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It’s natural to feel disappointed or frustrated in your career progress. After all, it’s easy to compare yourself to everyone else. However, you’ve planned where your career is headed, and your biggest trouble is figuring out the best way to execute that plan. 

 

In today’s episode, I’m sharing some helpful tips for you to recognize that life and career happen – meaning you may have a change in your plans, but not your direction. 

 

Join me as I share some helpful tips to help you address your career roadblocks, manage risk when it comes to finding a new job, and where high performers often struggle with career satisfaction and how to stay focused on where your career is headed. 

 

Key Topics & Time Stamps: 

·      Intro (0:40)

·      Finding an Old Yearbook (2:40)

·      Being Filled with Career Dreams (3:34)

·     Life Happens (4:56)

·      Making a Move, You Never Planned (5:55)

·      Having Everything Planned After Graduation (7:00)

·      Being Grateful for Your Career (8:20)

·      Evaluating Where We “Should” Be in Our Careers (9:50)

·      Getting Your First Leadership Role (10:50)

·      High Performers or High Potentials (11:50)

·      Fight or Flight for Your Career (13:03)

·      Hitting Roadblocks (14:06)

·      The Great Resignation & Your Career Path (16:40)

·      We Make Changes Based on Our Motivation (18:16)

·      Shopping for a New Job (20:15)

·      Taking a Risk Assessment (20:55)

·      Change in My Business Plans (21:54)

·      One Interview Tip re: Your Career Plans (25:00)

 

 

List of Resources:

·      Your Mid-Career GPS – Four Steps to Figuring Out What’s Next by John Neral

·      SHOW UP - Six Strategies to Lead a More Energetic and Impactful Career by John Neral

·      Episode 64 – The Great Resignation

 

Calls to Action: 

·      Get your free Mid-Career GPS Resources that include a job search tracker and reflection questions at https://johnneral.com

·      Join the “Your Mid-Career GPS Private Facebook Group” here and be part of a fantastic group of like-minded professionals navigating their career paths just like you. 

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·      Let’s stay connected by following me on social. LinkedIn @johnneral, Instagram @johnneralcoaching, Facebook @johnneralcoaching, Twitter @john_neral.

·      Visit https://johnneral.com for more information. 

 

 

Intro
Finding an Old Yearbook
Being Filled with Career Dreams
Starting Your Career & Life Happens
Making a Move, You Never Planned
Having Everything Planned After Graduation
Being Grateful for Your Career
Evaluating Where We “Should” Be in Our Careers
Getting Your First Leadership Role
High Performers or High Potentials
Fight or Flight for Your Career
Hitting Roadblocks
The Great Resignation & Your Career Path
We Make Changes Based on Our Motivation
Shopping for a New Job
Taking a Risk Assessment
Change in My Business Plans
One Interview Tip re: Your Career Plans