Monday, June 15, 2009

What's next.... maybe a conversation.

On Friday, I asked "what's next?" Encouraging us all to think about changes we might pursue in terms of career, school, teaching, and so on.

After I posted, I was thinking that for some people, "what's next?" is an exciting question. But for others it is a stressful or scary question. For those who find this question difficult, I encourage you to talk with someone about it. Seek out a good friend, a trusted mentor, a favorite teacher... someone with whom you feel comfortable. You can start by acknowledging that the question is there for you and that you DON'T know the answer, that you feel like it is time for a change, but you don't know where you are headed. Talking with someone else is likely to help you think more deeply and generate new possibilities. A safe discussion place is a terrific space in which you can play with ideas, with little risk, and without commitment. 

So there it is... if you don't know where to start, start with a conversation.


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