Episode 62: I’m successful, middle-aged, and kinda bored. Now what?

You’ve spent decades making sacrifices and pushing yourself towards success. You love the thrill of the chase. But lately you noticed that you’re just not that into it. The bonuses, shiny things and lures of more status and power leave you flat, and you can’t explain it. You’re a little bored, maybe even burnt out. How do you get your spark back? That niggle in your gut is telling you to pay attention, but you’re afraid to listen to it. In this solo episode, I put my coach hat on and offer three invitations to recalibrate your thinking. Big change can feel terrifying, so let’s start smaller, by thinking through some foundational questions that might jiggle loose a new perspective.




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