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THINKING OF MOVING JOBS?... Jump!!


Published on April 1, 2016

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Managing Director at Sonder Consultants

IrememberwhenIfirstleftmyjobandtherollercoasterofemotionsIfeltbefore
makingthatdecision.Ontheonehand,IwaspumpedwiththebeliefthatIwasdoing
therightthingandfinallyheadingintherightdirectioninmylife.Ontheotherhand,
therewasthislingeringelementofselfdoubtthattauntedmeasIbrokethenewstomy
partner,family,friendsandcolleagues.Asapersonwhoalwaysattacksthedaywith
positivity,IseemedhappyIwas.SowhywasIleaving?WhywasImakingthisbig
careerchange?

Millionsofthoughtsranthroughmymind.Moremoney?Betterrole?Career
progression?ButIamhappy,right?OnethingIvelearnedsincethenisthatchange,no
matterhowbigorsmall,willalwaysbesurroundedbysomeformofdoubt.Warning
donotlistentothem.

Jump!

ThedayIleftthecomfortofmyoldjobisthatdayIdecidedtojump.IrealisedthatI
hadlostthatfeelingyougetwhenyouwalkthroughtheglassdoorsofyourbuilding,
notknowinghowthedaywillunfoldtheexcitementandpassionthatIhadwhenI
firststarted.AndImissedit.Dearly.Whileitsnowhardtoarticulatethatfeeling,I
knewthatIneededthatsenseofexcitementinmylifeagain.

Haveyoueveraskedyourselfthequestionwhatisyourdreamjob?Ihave,anditis
safetosaythatthejobspecificationissobroadthatapersoncontaininghalftheDNA
ofNeilArmstrongandhalftheDNAofSirRichardBransonwouldfinditdifficultto
keepupwith.

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opportunity.Instead,Iwouldaskwhatdoyoulookforinacompany?Personally,I
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haveneverbeenonetotakeorderswell.Rather,Iliketobeattheforefrontof
to these revised documents, so please take a few minutes to read and understand them. Visit the LinkedIn blog to learn what these changes
mean to you. everything.Ibelievethemostimportantfactorforanemployeetotrulylovetheirjobis

forthemtovaluetheircompany,tofeelasenseofpriderepresentingtheircompany
outsideoftheoffice.Tovaluetheethosandbrandthattheircompanyprojects.Working
everydayandnotnecessarilylovingeveryminuteoftheworkisfine,solongasyou
believeinthecompanyyouworkforandthepeopleyouworkwith.

AsSteveJobsoncecleverlyadvised,"Don'tletthenoiseofothers'opinionsdrownout
yourowninnervoice.havethecouragetofollowyourheartandintuition.They
somehowalreadyknowwhatyoutrulywanttobecome.

Followyourinstinct!Ican'ttellyoutheamountoftimespeoplehaveaskedmefor
advicewhendeepdowntheyalreadyknowtheanswer.Essentially,alltheyarelooking
forisreassurance.Bebrave,andfollowyourinstinctitsyoursforareasonand
everyone'sjourneyisdifferent.

Standupandbethecatalystforyourchangebecausealthoughyoumayhavepeople
whowillpushyoualongtheway,onlyYOUcantakethefirststep.Toomanypeoplein
thisworldarecomfortable.Dontbeoneofthem.Takethefirststepwriteitdownon
apieceofpaperorspeakitoutloud.Whensaidordonethingsincrediblyfindaway
intoexistence.Crazybuttrue!

Ifyoukeepondoingthesamethingtimeandtimeagain,youwillkeeponachievingthe
sameresults.So,insteadofcomplainingabouthowlongandboringthisdayisgoingto
be,surroundyourselfwithpositivethoughtsandpositiveactions.Takethatfirststep
Jump!!

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