Once you’ve decided to make the leap to a nonclinical career, you may think your transition is on it’s way. However, breaking this news to your patients, colleagues, and family can be an unexpected obstacle in the career change process. In today’s solo episode, I’m tackling the many nuances of this sticky issue, from ways to approach this discussion to handling the myriad reactions you may receive. I’ll also share three helpful principles to get you through all of these difficult conversations.
In this episode we’re talking about:
- Why these conversations can make us uncomfortable
- How to tailor your discussion for different audiences
- Overcoming your discomfort with uncertainty
- Why you can’t be responsible for other’s reactions
- The benefits of an empowered mindset
- My own experience when I reached a career crossroads
- Dos and don’ts when reaching out for informational interviews
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