Changing Lanes

From 2012, a post about taking your career (and resume) in a whole new direction.

The Resume Girl

“20 years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”   – Mark Twain

As a creative person and armchair adventuress, the thought of change is both exhilarating and frightening to me. I watch with fascination (and more than a little envy) as friends and colleagues take professional leaps that defy the rules, even as I hold my breath to see if they can stick their landings. My pals have transitioned from human resource director to actor/producer, from actor to chef, and from hotel manager to lawyer. In every case, the move brought these talented people a lot of challenges and risk, all outweighed by the reward of doing what they love.

Of course, for some, switching paths is…

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