- 31. Do a total assessment of everything work-related.
Before you can make any decisions about your career, you need a clear understanding of your current state. What is your skill set? What is your talent? Do you know the difference? Can you identify your strengths and weaknesses? What is the state of your company? Is there room to advance or is it time to exit? What are the current demands of your industry, and what will you need to do to stay competitive?