And, finally, be good to yourself. When you retool your CV, when you lose two of 10 pounds, when you reach 500 followers, when you speak publicly for the first time even if it’s only for 20 people, build in small milestones that you can — and do — celebrate.
You might start a blog like Denise or you might start public speaking like Reggie. But even if your next position is not the perfect one, by actively taking on these behaviours, you’ll be gaining new clarity on where you want to go and how to make a plan to get there.
As my friend Reggie so wonderfully told me, and I’m delighted now to share with you: “Don’t let your detours become roadblocks.”