It can be difficult to make time to focus on personal or professional development when you have a busy schedule. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, focus on implementing strategies to help you work on your goals more efficiently. Whether considering starting a side hustle or transitioning into a new career, listen to this episode to learn how to set and reach your goals.
(1:02) Introduction to goal setting
(4:10) #1 (part a) Get clear on the â€œwhatâ€
(5:27) #1 (part b) Get clear on the â€œwhyâ€
(9:45) Goals should be realistic and challenging
(14:17) #2 Establish habits to help you work toward your goals
(15:01) Use your senses to focus
(16:36) #3 Reflect and check in on your progress
(18:39) Create your vision board!
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Where to start
If you’re just beginning to think about leaving teaching, brainstorming other options is a great place to start. But if you’re like many others, teaching was your only plan—there never was a Plan B. You might feel at a loss when it comes to figuring out what alternatives are out there.
Start with our free quiz, below, to get alternative job options for careers that really do hire teachers!
Taking the First Steps to a New Career
If you’ve already taken our quiz, it may be time for the next steps. I want to help you get some clarity in the options available to you. To know EXACTLY what you need to do (and not do) in order to get your foot in the door.
One of the biggest mistakes that I see teachers make is that they try to navigate this process alone. Often, they put off “researching” until the very last minute. Which sets them up for a very stressful application season—trying to juggle teaching, figuring out a resume, researching jobs, and hoping to nail down some interviews before signing next year’s contract.
You don’t have to do this on your own.
If you are considering a career change from teaching, I have a resource that can help you today. With the help of an HR expert with over 10 years of experience, I’ve created a guide to support you in the early stages of your transition out of the classroom.
In the Career Transition Guide, I’ll walk you through the factors to consider and answer those first-step planning questions including:
- A compiled list of over 40 careers that teachers can transition into
- An overview of how to read job descriptions
- How to evaluate the risk of leaving a full-time teaching job for the unknown
- Example translations from classroom-to-corporate resumes
- A checklist of everything you’ll need to do for your career transition (so you know you aren’t missing anything!)
- and more…
Take the first steps on your path to a new career now for only