What do you want to be when you grow up?
What is your passion?
What does your dream life look like?
Why aren’t you doing that?
For the past six years I have worked full-time advising college students. I helped them to find their dream career, but never questioned my own.
I was happy enough, but it felt like I was missing something.
Back in the spring of 2015 I had a conversation with a friend at work, we were discussing what our dream jobs would be and why we weren’t pursuing them.
As a trained career specialist I knew the importance of taking a look back to your childhood dreams, interests and passions. One of my most prevalent childhood career dreams was to be a public speaker. I envisioned myself traveling the country motivating people with my words.
Contrary to what most people who know me think, I’m actually an introvert, so this, paired with a lack of inspirational words, seemed like quite an ill-suited career goal. The concept made sense, but the avenue wasn’t right. Fundamental to this career dream is the enjoyment I receive from helping people be their best self and accomplish their own goals.Read More »The Story Behind Minutes with Meg