Where to start with Career Change?
Changing your career starts with exploring.
This career change guide will guide you step-by-step.
How self-discovery works
Explore your character, values, strengths and weaknesses with popular personality tests 16 Personalities, Enneagram, Disc, VIA.
Document your self-discovery journey with a paper note-book and one of the note-taking apps Evernote, Keep or Workflowy. Google Drive is also useful for storing documents!
See Your Interests in One Picture
How to map your interests
Spark your curiosity and remember childhood dreams. Make a list of all of your interests and research questions.
Take a bunch of sticky notes and make a list of what you’re curious about. One interest per sticky note.
Stick all of your interests on the wall. Voila! Now, look for ideas for passion projects.
Explore Interests with Tiny Projects
How to manage personal projects
How would you like to explore your interests? Set visionary goals and start a tiny project.
Move forward with your project in steps. Break it down into milestones and then break it again into smaller tasks.
Learn New Skills
How to learn to learn
When you work on your project, pause. List skills and knowledge that would help move your project forward.
Find a course that teaches you missing skills on Coursera, EdX, Udemy, Udacity, Skillshare, Lynda, Khan Academy.
When taking an online course, use a Pomodoro technique and pause every 25 minutes. Reflect on your learning with a note-taking app and a paper diary.
Change Your Habits
How to re-write your brain
We are what we repeatedly do. Good news are – we can change our habits.
The first step for changing your habit is to notice a behaviour that keeps repeating.
The next step is to start doing something else instead. Every time you do it, log it on your mobile with one of the habit tracking apps.
Design Your Career
Reveal your interests and design a career for yourself with a friendly career guidance from Kokono.