Although this is often normal, it is seldom optimal.
Just for a moment, think back to the personal goals you set for yourself and your career at the beginning of this year.
How are you doing?
Are the same personal goals still relevant right now?
Did you already accomplish them?
There are just two lessons here:
1. Assess if your goal is still important. If it is, figure out ways to re-engage in the process of working towards the completion of this goal. Re-inspire yourself.
2. Don’t be hard on yourself if you changed your mind about a goal. It’s personal, and always up to you. Can you imagine if you had the same goals or thoughts as you did when you were 7 years old? You wouldn’t be very far along in life? Let go of what no longer serves you. Move on.
So, what do you do today?
Be honest with yourself.
What matters most for you and your career? Do that first.
What no longer matters? Understand why. Move on.
It’s that simple.
The NESTA/Spencer Institute Team