Discover how to prepare for an interview when you haven't done one in 20 years.
- This is the time you're going to look at everything you've processed in the earlier exercises, and you're going to take some time to reflect on it. So go get that notebook or print out that document where you've kept your running notes. Find a really comfortable place to sit. It could be in your favorite armchair with a cup of tea. It could be at your favorite cafe, in the library, or out in nature. Give yourself some time to reflect. I want you to look back at everything you wrote and see if you noticed any patterns.
Did anything jump out at you? Did anything surprise you? What did you learn about yourself? And then I want you to answer a couple of simple questions. What's the first thing you want to do right now to make the next step in your transition? And then I want you to take that and turn it into a commitment statement and really pledge that you're going to do something towards that first step. And then I want you to make it real. Hold yourself accountable to it.
Give yourself a deadline. Maybe tell your buddy. Say it aloud. Do something that's going to hold you to it, because that's the very first step you're going to make in your Encore transition.
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