Are you a recent college graduate? Congratulations! What a great accomplishment after a lot of hard work over the course of two or four years! You’re probably feeling excited, successful, and … uncertain? Continue reading “Which Path Will You Take After College Graduation?”
One of the things I really enjoy doing when I am not sailing is watching one of my favorite YouTube channels—Sailing SV Delos. Watching from the beginning, as these two Americans documented their sailing journey around the world, I have always taken notice of the challenges they face and the positivity they maintain as they tackle those challenges. It helps me to get excited about my next sailing adventure.
Now, you may wonder what a YouTube sailing channel has to do with Prepare to Tack and changing your career. YouTube, per say doesn’t have anything to do with it, but the people and their story actually have quite a bit to do with many of the things I share with you on how to create a career you’re passionate about. Continue reading “They were normal people—like you and me…”
Want to have a better chance at reaching your goals? The key to actually achieving your goals is to hold yourself accountable and stop making excuses.
In my experience, one of the best ways to hold myself accountable is to share my goal with someone. Tell someone about your goal and you will find that you are more committed towards making it happen. Trust me—it works! I’ll come back to this a little bit later…
Your resume is your first impression and your first chance at the career of your dreams. Of course, it’s natural that you want it to showcase your skill and talent in the best way possible.
However, what if you have a large gap in employment on your resume? If you don’t display this in the best light, your resume may be thoughtlessly tossed aside in the first round of resume reviews. Continue reading “Show Off Your Gap!”
Live aboard cruisers have a saying. It goes something like . . . “if you wait until the boat is perfect, you may never leave the dock.”
This saying can apply to many things in life. If you don’t take action, you will never move forward. Continue reading “Now or Never”
Sometimes we get so caught up in the big picture or the BHAG—Big Hairy Audacious Goal—that we lose sight of the smaller steps that actually get us there. Continue reading “Small Steps, Big Picture”
Let’s talk about the new and exciting things happening at Prepare to Tack today! Continue reading “What’s New at Prepare to Tack?”
As I sit here, in between boat projects, I realize that my career is not “normal” in any conventional sense. How many people can say that they have a career they love, which offers them the freedom to work from anywhere in the world—even from a sailboat dry-docked in a boatyard in France?
If you’re reading this, you’re probably thinking about making a change in your career. Whether it’s time to move on to another position, a new industry, or you’ve just been laid off, Prepare to Tack is here to help guide you through the steps to finding your ideal career.
This blog isn’t about finding a job. Anyone can find a job. What many people struggle with is finding a career.