Module 2: What’s holding you back?
Here are some common barriers to moving forwards plus ideas for moving through them...
(Have you already done module 1?)
Topic 1: The barriers
When I was designing my online course on ‘Becoming your own Boss’, I started thinking about the process women go through when changing career.
Firstly, they think about what it is they’d like to be doing, work-wise. And in terms of lifestyle: what kind of life would feel really good?
And then they need to go deeper, work-wise, and look at how they can feasibly make this career transition: how can they make it pay?
Will they need to keep their current job, and launch a business on the side?
Can they quit, and invest their savings?
There’s some all-important number-crunching.
Then, of course, the first steps: naming the business, launching a website, getting started on social media, branding etc.
But what I quickly realised is that the NUMBER ONE thing holding women back, in terms of making a career change is…