For some of us, we move through our work and careers like “leaves blowing on the wind.”
Rather than make deliberate choices about what's next, we wait for opportunities to appear. We tell ourselves “something will come along,” then hope for the best.
Others make more deliberate career choices, recognizing that who they are has changed. And, what they’re doing no longer fits.
Shannon Huffman Polson, author of North of Hope, has guided her career deliberately, though she would not claim to have anticipated its many twists and turns.