career change

How to know when it’s time for a big career change

How to know when it’s time for a big career change

After deciding to take a one-year career, sabbatical-style break to focus on my daughter during her senior year in high school, I received dozens of emails, texts and calls from other women leaders. They were intrigued and wanted advice on how they could make a similar decision. They described being in situations comparable to mine: desperately wanting to put family first, holding on tight to career ambitions, and wanting to make a difference and be there for others — while recognizing they were sacrificing their own well-being.