I can't tell you how many times I've heard clients tell me, "I just need to think it through and figure it out." In theory, this makes sense. However, in practice, this often is a recipe for disaster.
What I know to be true is that clarity comes from the practice of reflection (thinking) but more importantly action (doing). For in action, we learn and understand what works and what doesn't, what we like, and don't like and through that filtering, clarity emerges.
What does this mean for you? If you are kicking around a career move, the first step is… to take a step. Here are a couple of suggestions if you’re just getting started: