This is the sixth article following The Irony of Quitting My Job to Take a Sabbatical, the first in a series on what I learned and what I’d recommend from quitting my job to take a six-month sabbatical (without another job in sight). Last week, I talked about the importance of letting go in order to move forward. Here, I share the power of community in your progress towards a meaningful goal.
“We are only human when we are part of a community.”
– Orson Scott Card
You’re never as alone as you may feel.
I felt incredibly isolated as I contemplated the upcoming leap I wanted to make. At the time, most of the people in my network worked their full-time jobs, went home, and looked forward to weekends and vacations.
Don’t get me wrong—there’s nothing wrong with that. I mention this because when we view an upcoming change with trepidation, it’s often because there are very few if any real-life examples of people who have made that said change in our networks.[Read more…] about Building Your Community Based On Where You Want To Go