Why Can’t I Pick A Career? 4/4

What now for me?

From what I have learned by dissecting my career throughout this series and the interviews I’ve done as part of the career stories section of the Get Into Nuclear website, is that I need to ignore my passions when making decisions about my career.

A Practitioner Mindset career with multiple Missions

In Summary

The conclusion to all of this is that if you want to find happiness in your professional life (ikigai), don’t start by figuring out your “passion.” Instead, identify some potentially rare and valuable skills, then push yourself to become a practitioner with a single-minded intensity.

Align your Practitioner Driven focus with your Mission

Why can’t you pick a career?

My response is; why do you want to?



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Andrew Crabtree

Andrew Crabtree


Husband, Dad, Programme Manager in the Nuclear Industry | ex-pro rugby player, 4x Ironman finisher, ex-Bank Manager | getintonuclear.com