Whether you're planning to go back to work or shift fields, the process will be easier if you take it step by step. Visit http://bit.ly/PUqnA1 for more information and to view a sample "small step" plan.
“Why worry about whether you can ultimately hit the big scary goal a year or more down the road when really what you need to push through is just that one step you need to take tomorrow?”Julie ShifmanAct Threeactthree.com
2 Great Reasons toTake Small Steps:1. Helps you avoid feelings ofhopelessness2. Allows you to get comfortablewith each step.
NYC Resident Anne Heymanbuilt an entire African youthvillage using “step-by-step”project management.
“I just took it one step at a time. First, weput together a group to go to Israel to seewhat the model of the youth village shouldbe. Then we looked at land in Rwanda.After that, I was willing to talk to architects.Once I’d found an architect, I was willing totalk to builders. I think the only way tohave done this was step by step. If Ihad looked at the whole picture, I mightnever have done what I did. But bytaking it piece by piece, it didn’t getoverwhelming.” Anne Heyman The Agahozo-Shalom Village asyv.org
Adapted from content atwww.nextavenue.org writtenby Julie Shifman, Founder andPresident of Act Three, Inc.