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Currently in my late 20s and have always worked towards short-term goals e.g. the next promotion or switching companies for better opportunities and pay. Lately I’ve been thinking about leaving consulting but feel lost as to what I should do next and have no idea what my long-term goals are. Has anyone at this life stage thought about long-term goals and what you want to do in 10, 20 years?

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Although I have yet to leave consulting, one thing I’ve considered is writing down all the experiences I’ve had and all the skills I’ve learned and then organizing them into simple buckets based around if I enjoyed what I did or if I hated it. You may be surprised how much you’ve learned and it may spark a few career ideas. Also informational interviews with those in your networks may provide you with some ideas for your long term goals.

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Thank you that’s really insightful!

No words of advice but offering support as currently going through this.

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