Career Change: The 4 Stages of a Flying Trapeze

Recently I made one of the most transformational decisions of my life.  I decided to change my career.  It doesn’t sound like a big deal...until I tell you that I’m 34 years old.  And solely financially responsible for my own survival.  And left a 6 figure salary as a Director with a nationally renowned, Pulitzer Prize winning publication in exchange for a temporary minimum wage position.

Why?  If I were being dramatic, I’d tell you it was the pursuit of passion.  But in reality, when I did it I wasn’t even sure what my passion was.  I was just wildly unhappy.

In this post, I'll share with you the four stages of career change I experienced.

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NewCo Boulder: Why You Don’t Want to Hire for “Culture Fits”

Join us at Quick Left on November 19th at 2:30pm for a discussion about how we created an all-inclusive environment and evaluated our internal processes to allow for better diversity across all spectrums. We'll also be joined by leading diversity experts Gerry Valentine and LGBTQ Meetup Co-organizer and NCWIT board member Sarah E. Brown who will share steps you can take to identify bias, share data supporting the diversity argument, and tips you can take to create a better company in the process.

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