One of the reasons so many women don’t go after their dream careers is because of the fear of what people think.
Friends. Family. Bosses. Colleagues. Clients.
When your immediate circle doesn’t understand why you’re unhappy it can be difficult to break away and do it anyway.
We’re hard wired to fit in and stay in community after all…
One of the best things about striking out and following my intuition about my career direction has been connecting with like minded women who “get” it.
Women who have..
…walked away from stable jobs
…hustled to make their businesses work
….retooled and retrained seemingly taking a step back
I was fortunate enough to meet an incredible woman here in Hong Kong a few weeks ago who left her high flying law career to start Iris Lillian – a gorgeous fashion/career/travel generally awesome blog. Make sure you check it out HERE.
Elissa James is an awesome woman who’s spear-headed a new path for herself and just a genuine all-round person. I’m keen to interview her too so watch this space!
I wrote a guest post for her on the site which I think you’ll like…
In the article I talk about the power of intuition and how to make it work for you in your career.
Check it out!