Are you preparing for a change? A change in career? Perhaps even an entrepreneurial venture? Are you preparing to make the change successfully? Do you even know how to prepare? Today we talk to Eric Roberge with Beyond Your Hammock. Eric focuses on helping people create new possibilities by showing them how to prepare before they make the leap. And, his specialty is working with professional entrepreneurs. Today, Eric shares with us three things you need to do to prepare before you make the change.
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Three Things to Do When Preparing for a Change (Especially if you are starting a new venture!)
When you are planning to make a change in career, that means you are impacting your stream of cash. So today, we talk to Eric about three key things to think about as you are planning to make your move.
1. Know why you are making the move.
Do not just run from something, but define what you are running to. What do you want? Freedom? Money? What is the reason you want to move to a new position.
2. Focus on what you can control.
With the uncertainty of a new venture or a big change, you must focus on those things you can control. Get clear on those things and make wise decisions in those areas.
3. Have a plan B and a plan C. Things do not always work out, and they NEVER work out exactly like you planned. So, make sure you have alternatives if things go south.
Learn more about Eric and Beyond the Hammock
Eric Roberge is a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) on a mission to transform the way personal financial advice is delivered in this country. As a personal finance blogger for the Huffington Post and CNN Money, he focuses on the challenges faced by professionals in their 20s and 30s, helping them to create new possibilities, leverage technology and automate the wealth creation process.
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