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Paint Your Career Green by Michele Lobl, Stan Schatt

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CHAPTER 5

Developing a Plan

In previous chapters you have explored the many options for painting your career green. Hopefully you have some idea of the kind of work you would like to do. Now comes the hard work of making that career change—and for that you’ll need a plan.

You Need Goals, Not Wishes

It is one thing to wish things were different and quite another to set about changing your life and your career direction. To make an effective career transition, you need to turn those wishes into clear, attainable goals.

Do you know the difference between a “wish” and a “goal”? A wish is something desired. By contrast, a goal is something you move ...

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