Navigating Your Career Path with Self-Awareness

Like life, your career path can be a long-winding journey that’s full of ups and downs, twists and turns. And whatever stage you’re in – whether a fresh graduate or an executive – there’s no sure way to let you know that you’re doing this job thing right. Self doubt, internal and external pressures can kick in, making it difficult for you to navigate your career. The solution? Self-awareness. It’s up to you to know what you want, to chase it, and thrive in it. Think of it as your compass whenever you feel lost in the different points of your journey. Here’s how:

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In my 33 year career, I’ve had 36 bosses in 29 roles at 21 companies. Yes, that’s a lot of numbers – and a lot of bosses.

I was fourteen years old when I got my first job as a grocery store clerk earning a whopping $5 an hour – working to repay my debt to my parents for $1200 worth of baseball cards.

Throughout all of these experiences, I’ve continuously looked to accelerate my career and one concept still triumphs above most.