What does it take to leave your stable corporate job behind to launch your own business and venture? In this episode of Career Relaunch, Anne Tumlinson, a former Senior Vice President at a Consulting Firm turned Business Owner shares her thoughts on how to recognize when it’s time to change careers, the importance of daily discipline, and embracing the ups AND downs of your career journey. I also share some thoughts on how you can start gaining some traction with your own goals.
3 Key Takeaways
- Making progress toward your career goals is not about talent. It’s about commitment and hard work.
- Just because something is hard doesn’t mean you’re never going to succeed.
- Sticking with a disciplined, daily routine of action will help you make the most progress toward achieving your career goals.
Tweetables to Share
- Visit daughterhood.org & subscribe to Anne’s newsletter and get involved in the conversation of caring for your aging parents at Daughterhood’s Facebook page
- Daughterhood Circles
- Joseph’s TEDx Talk, Reshaping the Story of Your Career
- Elizabeth Gilbert
- Mastin Kipp, The Daily Love
- Tony Robbins on the secret to happiness
- Anne mentioned capturing notes. Here are the apps I use to capture notes and tasks: Evernote, Trello, and Wunderlist
- Jim Collins, Author of Great by Choice on the 20 Mile March
- Jacob Riis Quote on Stone Cutter
Free Tool: Define Your Commitments
During this episode’s Mental Fuel segment, I talked about how defining your daily commitments can help you make steady progress toward your goals. For some help in doing this, you can download my “Defining Your Commitments” Worksheet
About Anne Tumlinson, Founder of Daughterhood
Anne is a self-described public policy geek who has spent the last 25 years working to improve how older adults receive the services and care they need. Anne has testified before Congress, and appeared before the Long-Term Care Commission and the Bipartisan Policy Center. Now she’s turning that expertise into creative and accessible content for women caring for their parents. In 2015, she launched daughterhood.org in order to to help women get smarter about their ageing parents. In 2016, she launched Daughterhood Circles, meet-ups bringing caregivers into the reform conversation, enhancing their understanding of systems of care, and building a community around common caregiving experiences through. If you want to learn more about caring for your ageing parents, be sure to get involved with a local Daughterhood Circle near you.
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