We often struggle to help highly skilled clients adjust their expectations around a starter job. Finding a longer term path back into doing what they love and are trained to do is difficult, too.
An article from FastCompany.com talks about learning to love what you do even if it’s not yet what you dream about doing. It recommends focusing on quality, new skills and growth through getting out of your comfort zone.
After six months at Higher, I’m still learning new skills and am still feeling a bit outside of my direct client service comfort zone. It’s energizing. This article resonated with me.
Reading it could help highly-skilled clients think through the changes and challenges they’re facing. Or, maybe it will help you find energy and inspiration when the rigors of our work leave you feeling burned out.