Keeping an Open Mind about Your Dream Career - dummies

Keeping an Open Mind about Your Dream Career

By Carol L. McClelland, Richard N. Bolles

Part of Your Dream Career For Dummies Cheat Sheet

As you explore options for a new dream career, you’re putting one toe into the unknown. Although it can be unnerving not to know The Answer to your career puzzle, the key to success is to keep an open mind as you explore your options. Keep your cool and keep the following tips in mind:

  • Think ideally.

  • Listen to your longings.

  • Let your procrastination tell you what doesn’t work for you.

  • Stay focused on the essence of what you want.

  • Turn away from things that repel you.

  • Pay attention to what attracts you.

  • Understand your unique style.

  • Brainstorm with an open, expansive mind.

  • Focus on possibilities and opportunities.

  • Explore your career ideas to understand them.

  • Test your potential career before you make the leap.