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A Career-Changer’s Checklist: Twelve Common-Sense Questions to Find Your Career by Warren E. Wyrostek

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Chapter 4. What Can You Do? (Restrictions!)

Here we are at the third question. So far you have looked at the following two questions:

• What do you want to do?

• What do you like to do?

Now that you have explored these key questions, you have to become realistic:

• What can you do?

What are the restrictions or obstacles that prevent you from landing your ideal job or career? To phrase it another way:

• What’s stopping you?

• What’s in the way of you getting the job or career that you like and want?

• What are your limitations?

By way of introduction to this discussion, I want to refer to a question I asked you to ponder in Chapter 2, “What Do You Want to Do? (Goals!)”: What would you do with your career (life) if you could do anything you wanted ...

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