How can coaching inspire a positive direction in developing my career choices?

When I began coaching sessions with Nethra Samarawickrema last summer, I was flailing. Having earned a PhD in literature from Stanford in 2018, I’d supported myself through adjunct teaching positions at multiple universities while also working on my writing projects. As teaching jobs grew increasingly hard to get, as they have in anthropology, I realized that I needed to look for different employment. But what to do? Knowing that my own writing would always be a priority—though not yet a primary source of income—I was in a tricky position. Should I plunge into tech to secure maximum financial stability? Apply [...]