The idea, Levit said, is to break your career transformation into specific, digestible pieces you can do during your morning coffee break or for 30 minutes after dinner. You want to keep the momentum going from month to month.
"Otherwise," she said, "it's just too easy to fail."
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Michelle Goodman is a freelance journalist and former cubicle dweller. She is the author of "My So-Called Freelance Life: How to Survive and Thrive as a Creative Professional for Hire" and "The Anti 9-to-5 Guide: Practical Career Advice for Women Who Think Outside the Cube". For more information, see Anti9to5Guide.com.