August 26, 20120

As you consider where you want to go in your career and think about what you want to accomplish, there are times when it may feel overwhelming or that there are too many obstacles preventing you from reaching your desired destination.

It’s easy to think that there are extenuating circumstances that are in the way, whether it’s a challenging economy, limited opportunities, or any other number of factors that appear to be beyond your control. And while those may certainly be valid considerations, there needs to be a point where you determine if your thoughts are the primary obstacle rather than the circumstances.

When you feel that you are not in control of your career, start by itemizing what’s in the way – between you and your goal. Perhaps the problem is a matter...

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