While making a big decision is undoubtedly stressful and while following through on that decision can be even tougher, just remember that no one tells stories about that time they went against their gut feeling and ended up exactly where they started.
I think there are things we can do on a regular basis that allow us to grow professionally while reconnecting us with the reasons we decided to pursue social-impact careers in the first place. Here are activities to try every day, week, month, and year.
When approaching change, most declare their goal and then charge out blindly into the world, flailing their arms about in a confused mass of temporary motivation. So what's the alternative? How can we make permanent change?
It is hard to believe the New Year is almost two weeks away. As much as I like to subscribe to the resolution tradition, I've come to realize over the years that often, they don't stick. The reason is simple: It is human nature to bite off more than we can chew.