Should You Choose The Safe Career, Or Follow Your Dreams?

I was at dinner the other night talking with a friend about what’s happening in her career. She told me about a significant dilemma she recently faced, with high stakes (potential income, reputation, etc.) that involved either:

  1. trusting her gut, holding her ground and being willing to walk away from a crucial deal if it wasn’t right (compensation, contract, collaborative partners, etc.)
  2. saying yes to what was on the table out of her desire for security and work, even though she knew she wouldn’t feel good about it

After a non-stop series of earlier setbacks that shattered her confidence,

I could see how tough this was for her. It made me realize that we all face these kinds of crossroads in life, don’t we?

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Whether it’s in our careers or our relationships, it often comes down to this…

Do I choose the safe path or the inspiring one?

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Should You Give It All Up & Follow Your Heart? Here’s How To Know For Sure

Ever faced a big life decision and felt unsure about which way to go?

Whether it was leaving a relationship, moving to an unfamiliar place, quitting a safe job or spending a large amount of money — many of us find ourselves facing big life decisions with little or no tools to help us make the best choice.

Sure. You can ask family and friends for their opinion, but often you leave those conversations more confused than when you started.

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