The Atlantic July 2019 View on Publisher Site HKS Authors See citation below for complete author information. Arthur Brooks Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership Abstract For the past four years, I have been on a quest to figure out how to turn my eventual professional decline from a matter of dread into an opportunity for progress. Here’s what I’ve found. Citation Brooks, Arthur. "Your Professional Decline Is Coming (Much) Sooner Than You Think." The Atlantic. July 2019.