How to take stock of your career and set next year's goals

How has 2018 been for you career-wise and what are your plans for the year ahead?

Personal development coach Pippa Leicher says it is important for you to look back, evaluate your level job satisfaction and plot the way forward.

Leicher advises that there's great value in reflecting on the year, your career achievements, obstacles and future opportunities.

Read: Tips on how to ensure that your career is on the right track

At the same time, Leicher warns against dwelling on the past too much and negative self-talk. She encourages the idea forward thinking.

She suggests that you identify your goals (where you want to be) and work backwards to your current situation, which she says is your starting point.

Create a plan and set smaller objectives that you can plot on a timeline to keep you on track, Leicher shares.

If you feel that you haven't moved forward enough to your own liking, that's your starting point.

Pippa Leicher, personal development coach

Forward thing is important. Ask yourself, 'Where am I and where do I want to be?'.

Pippa Leicher, personal development coach

I don't think it's useful to harp on the so-called failures... Something is not a failure if you learn from it.

Pippa Leicher, personal development coach

Do not make rash decisions when you are feeling year-end burnout... Spend your break introspecting.

Pippa Leicher, personal development coach

She spoke about how to combat year-end burnout and make the most of the last weeks of 2018.

Listen to the discussion on The Eusebius McKaiser Show:


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