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Considering a Career Transition?

By Vega Subramaniam

Figuring out what to do next in your career: the age-old inquiry.

You need a change. For whatever reason, where you are right now isn’t working for you. But you might not be clear about what exactly to … Read More

You Are More Than Your Job

When I was flaming out of the nonprofit fundraising field at the end of 2014, all I knew was that I needed a break. I had spent a few months trying to identify a career pivot, but I felt so lost, … Read More

03 May '19

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Imposter Syndrome: Yea or Nay?

By Vega Subramaniam

“I really shouldn’t be here. Everyone else has so much more experience than I do. I’m just going to keep my mouth shut and hope that nobody asks me anything. Please please don’t do a go-around … Read More

[Insert Meaningless Title Here]: Why Job Titles Do Not Equal Your Destiny

By Vega Subramaniam

Titles: who needs ’em?

Perhaps you are in a professional rut. As a coach, I often come across people in this position, and I’ve certainly been there myself. Whether it’s because you no longer want to do … Read More

So Many Jobs, So Few Lives

By Vega Subramaniam

I have many more lives left to go. As in, “in one of my next lives, I’m going to be…” a lexicographer, librarian, astronomer, world literature professor, ancient Greek historian, craft store owner, violinist.

There are a … Read More

Our Professional Strengths and Their Long, Dark Shadows

By Vega Subramaniam

I spend a lot of my waking hours thinking about, if not in actual conversation with people about, career transitions. And when I say ‘career transitions,’ I mean in a big way. Breaking from the well-trodden course … Read More