What’s your 2.0?

Three concrete steps to begin a career transition

Many people are pursuing second acts these days. Whether it’s post-retirement, a mid-career switch, or a transition after an initial foray into a profession, fewer and fewer people are pursuing a linear career path, let alone a singular one.  

If you’re contemplating a move, you may be wondering where to start. Having made a pretty big career switch of my own from the world of high finance to the non-profit world and environmental activism, I’m often asked how I went about it. And while there are no one-size-fits-all answers, there are three concrete actions I think anyone can take to jumpstart the process.