Ep. 3 - 5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Making A Career Change

Redirections: Life and Career Shifts show

Summary: <p>Have you always wanted to shift careers, but uncertainties keep on gnawing your drive to live the life of your dreams?</p> <p>Do you find yourself trapped in altruism, and you now want to go after what makes your heartbeat?</p> <p>That big leap of changing career – that move has never been so easy, but worry no more, for today, we’ll help you determine if it’s really a career shift that your life needs!</p> <p>RJ once lived a life where his job was also his everything. Join us as he shares questions you can ask yourself as you step towards a calling that makes life well-lived.</p> <p><strong>“Not that it’s a bad thing, but what I realized now is that your job is not everything. It’s just a part of the life that you must enjoy.” – RJ Acantilado</strong></p> <p><br></p> <p><strong>Episode Highlights:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Understand why you have to free yourself from that space of altruism and let go of the idea that you need to sacrifice yourself to earn money;</li> <li>Discover why it matters that your job is in alignment with the values you live by and practice; and</li> <li>Find out five questions you can ask yourself before making a career change</li> <li>Questions to ask yourself before making that big career change:</li> </ul> <ol> <li>“Does my current workplace still align with my values?”</li> <li>“Is this something that still excites me daily? Do I still find myself doing the same thing in the next five years?”</li> <li>“Am I still growing? Am I doing something new? Am I breaking through my own limits?”</li> <li>“Is my current job positively or negatively affecting other areas of my life?”</li> <li>“Is my current job providing enough for me?”</li> </ol> <p><br></p> <p><strong>Key Takeaways:</strong></p> <ul> <li>“I now have the statements reversed. Before, I would always say, ‘Masaya naman ‘tong ginagawa ko, kaya lang, nakakapagod; kaya lang, pahirap nang pahirap. But now I have that statement reversed, like, ‘Mahirap, nakakapagod, pero masaya.”</li> <li>“It's when we get in touch with our identity, the gifts that God has given us, kapag nagagamit natin 'yong mga talents na 'yon, lahat, that's when we exude brilliance; that's when we feel most alive.”</li> <li>“I believe that as humans, we were designed to grow, to explore, to experience breakthroughs, to reach new milestones, and that makes life a lot more exciting. That makes us look forward to waking up because we have something new to do, something bigger, something more exciting; and that makes life dynamic, and that puts the life in the life.”</li> <li>“Not that it’s a bad thing, but what I realized now is that your job is not everything. It’s but a part of the life that you must enjoy.”</li> <li>“If you're not able yet to reward yourself with the fruits of your labor, I believe it's time for you to find a job and find a new career that gives you the time and the money for you to do that, so that you may be able to thrive and strive even more.”</li> </ul> <p>We appreciate you listening to us. If you enjoyed this episode, please rate it on Apple Podcasts and leave a review.</p> <p><strong>Connect with RJ:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/rjgacantilado"> <u>https://www.facebook.com/rjgacantilado</u></a> </li> <li>Instagram:<a href="https://www.instagram.com/redirections_rj/"> <u>https://www.instagram.com/redirections_rj/</u></a> </li> </ul>