making a difference

10 lessons in a decade of professional change

Ten years ago I decided to leave the marketing business I co-founded and an industry I had devoted myself to for 21 years. Today, I’m reflecting on what I’ve learned in a decade of trying to make a different difference. When I set out on my journey, I didn’t have the benefit of a role model or textbook. If you’re contemplating a change like mine, I humbly offer 10 lessons from a decade of redirecting and redefining my career – with the caveat that your experience may be nothing like mine!