This video helps mid-career professionals identify if their role is not aligned with their broader mission or passions. Explore your idea of success and identify success factors that might influence career decisions.
- It's common to rethink your ideas…of success at mid-career and it's essential…to examine your background and any outside influences…that impact the sense of achievement…you feel or don't feel in your career.…This analysis will give you the ability…to move your career forward…in a way that's meaningful to you.…In defining success, you'll want to look at two dimensions,…your inner perspective on fulfillment…and the outer, more public view…influenced by your culture and those around you.…
Then you can examine how work is meeting…your idea of success and where it's falling flat.…Let's start with the outer,…more public perspective of success.…Public success is often defined by what norms have developed…through culture, media, community, and family.…As a result, the all too common benchmark in society…is to seek status, fame, and fortune.…The problem is, when you let others define success for you,…you often end up holding on to a job…you didn't choose and do not want.…
Many people seeking social approval and status…
- Name the norms that are used to define success.
- Cite the importance of exploring new work roles mid-career.
- Define a parallel career.
- Summarize the salary considerations you should take into account when changing careers.
- Identify the factors that can lead to a promotion.
- Explain how to play to your strengths.