- 43. Mourn and move on.
Make sure you give yourself time to go through the emotional process of an unexpected change. Give yourself some space. But don’t spend the bulk of your time dwelling on what did or didn’t happen. Set parameters or a deadline to put the situation behind you in order to move forward. Read The 10 Laws of Career Reinvention: Essential Survival Skills for Any Economy (Dutton; $25.95) by Pamela Mitchell.