Often times we let our career define who we are instead of the other way around. Which is why when layoffs hit hard a few years ag0, there were a lot of people that we just lost. ”I do this”, “I do that” “I work for so and so” is usually the first thing that comes out of someone’s mouth when you ask them what they do?
At our networking last night a lot of conversations opened up just as I mentioned above. I love networking events, because it’s a great way to meet people and get to know more about them. Sometime’s its just difficult to get to know someone because for so long they’ve been defined by their careers.
What happens when you allow your past to determine your future? There are beliefs that inherently make people successful. At the same time, there are certain beliefs that many may subscribe to that can hamper their chances of progressing in their careers.
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