When to Follow Your Calling vs What's Expected

4 years ago

When does it make sense to go with the flow and when does it make sense to break from the status quo and all comfort zones and enter a new turning point in your career? I personally have been fascinated by people's career journeys. As in "how did you end up where you are today?" It is very rarely a direct, logical path (you know, like they tell you it "should" be in college). This thoughtful and inspiring personal post from Lauren Bacon talks about her own turning points.

Yesterday, I spoke at Ubizo, a conference for small business owners workshopping business challenges with peers and mentors. This is the written version of the talk I gave, which is a little different than the version I actually gave. I was asked to speak about a challenge I overcame in my entrepreneur’s journey. It’s about discerning when it’s time to go with the flow, and when it’s time to push yourself to do things differently. And about the biggest turning point in my business and my career.

Read the full post Moving Into Purpose: When Going With the Flow Stops Working on Lauren Bacon.

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