Reentering the dating scene
If your current career isn’t striking the right balance, “There is still plenty of time to change,” say the Polczynskis.
“There is plenty of time to have the career you truly want to have.” For more career advice, here are The 25 Ways the Smartest Men Get Ahead at Work.
Stop wasting your time with small talk and put more energy into having deeper conversations.
Whether you’re in a committed relationship or on the dating scene, you’ve probably got a standard formula for what you like, whether it’s a go-to bar, restaurant, or activity. Instead of meeting for cocktails after work, meet in the morning and watch the sunrise.
Instead of dinner and a movie, go play some mini golf.
“It happens, whether it’s family pressures, financial pressures, or just situations that come up, people constantly end up in careers that leave them less than fulfilled,” say the Polczynskis.
They advise looking at several factors—financial benefits, life balance, cultural fit, and opportunities for growth and continued learning—to determine whether or not you’re in the right line of work.