Rebecca Maddox, Attorney
on this episode
One of the greatest assets that you can have in pursuing a career change is a support network of people who understand why career change is so important to you, and why you need their help to get through it. But creating this network may require some uncomfortable conversations.
What you’ll learn
- How Rebecca built her support network and why it was important to her.
- Why it’s important to know who supports you and to utilize that support and check in with them through the process.
- How to keep going even if others question your career change decision.
I would definitely say that I could not have put all the pieces together. The tools and techniques were important, but maybe more so than that, the mindset and the confidence. I think if you're stuck in a role, that's not a good fit, and you're not doing well in it, because it's not a good fit, your confidence can just slowly drain away, and you don't even know how low it's getting until you try and do something proactive and find that you're procrastinating or worrying or putting it off or second guessing yourself. So I really, really needed that extra input and confidence boost and reassurance that I had a lot of strength and a lot to offer in the future. And I was feeling so rough because I was in a bad fit, stuck situation. Even though we all also recognized that situation wasn't inherently terrible. It was a great situation and that for many people, and that's what almost made it harder for me to explain. That it wasn't great for me. I would recommend, if you're starting to have that feeling like, either I'm crazy, or the situation, you know, is not that this bad, then I think that's a cue to reach out and get some, some guidance and a community of people that are struggling with the same things. And then suddenly, you'll feel that you're not crazy, after all, and it's just a tough life, situation and challenge, but you'll be able to get through it with that support, and accountability and confidence boost.
I can honestly say that I would not be where I'm at today without the HTYC crew. All of the material, the feedback, the coaching sessions, and the podcasts, I would not be where I'm at today.
I wanted to thank you because you have helped me land a job that is more fulfilling in every way than a job I thought I could have had before I met you. The work you did and the techniques you taught me literally changed my life.
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