When it comes to changing careers, there’s no shortage of advice out there about how to network, write a better cover letter, or redraft your resume. However, executing a major career change involves so much more than just the practical logistics of changing sectors, roles, or organizations. To successfully mare a brave leap, you have to also manage the emotions of changing careers in order to navigate the inevitable roller-coaster journey on which you’re about to embark.

Taking the time to acknowledge, embrace, and overcome these emotions can often make the difference between continuing to tolerate your job and actually managing to pursue work you truly desire. Read more about how to manage the critical emotions of changing careers in my recent Fast Company article, “How to manage toxic emotions that hold you back from changing careers.”


About Joseph Liu

Joseph Liu helps aspiring professionals relaunch their careers to do work that matters. As a keynote speaker, career & personal branding consultant, and host of the Career Relaunch podcast, his passion is helping people gain the clarity, confidence, and courage to pursue truly meaningful careers. Having gone through three major career changes himself, he now shares insights from building & relaunching global consumer brands to empower professionals and business owners to build & relaunch their personal brands.

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