When I was younger, I learned that loss and being successful went hand and hand. I learned that you have to give up your health and time with family and friends to climb the ladder of respect and acknowledgment. I learned that I could wait, but my career couldn’t. I was wrong. So very wrong. If I could have a chat with my younger self I would say that my career would always be there, that I could keep reinventing myself and building on my experiences, learn new skills and make new choices about how I make a difference in the world.
Being successful is not something we do or achieve; it’s something we feel.
It’s easy to get distracted by achievements, it’s easy to get caught up in the titles and growth trajectory that society and work-culture has used against us for so many years. The culture of who wins instead of the culture of team, which ask the question: how do we win together?
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Originally published on June 6, 2023 at JeanetteBronee.com.