|Docpotter, I have a question!
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I am 55 years old and have been doing accounting for about 28 years and I am just tired of that type of work.
My question is are you ever too
old to make a move to a new direction? If not, where do I begin?
No, you are not too old and 55 isn't THAT old anyway! Yes, you can go in a new direction - but you must figure out what that is. Begin with where you are and uncovering your discontent with it. Use a notebook or journal and write it down.
There are a lot of books with exercises that can help.
Then uncover what you want in your ideal setting.
Then dream - and create dreams that include what you want and exclude what you don't want - don't edit. Write all of this down.
When you zero in on a few really satisfying dreams - see how you can use what you have now to do that - or what steps there are in between - Always try to use wha tyou have already -
That is - say you want to be in
creative field - well, accounting can go anywhere - they all need it -
that's your foot into the do and into that world - then you can branch