Two months before my 50th birthday, I was laid off from an industry I devoted 30 years to. I guess some people would call that a “midlife crisis” yet it was the fuel that energized me to make radical changes in my life. I became a business owner, published my first book, and have helped countless people make radical changes in their lives too.
The truth is, if that incident didn’t happen, I might still be struggling to find the right time to pursue the job of my dreams.
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Overcoming the Obstacles to Midlife Career Change
Midlife is a lot like being a teenager again — only with more wisdom. We may not stay out all night and run with a wild crowd, but many in their 40s and 50s experience the same restlessness and yearning for change. We’re still asking questions about what we want to be when we grow up, but the questions are deeper, more profound. This time we won’t settle for less than what makes us truly happy.