This podcast originally aired on People At Work in May 2020.
I like to use a car traveling on a road as a metaphor for my career journey. I pick the car, I choose the speed, direction, and route, and I pick where to stop. The road and services along the way are employers, coaches, and experiences.
Until my recent conversation with David Nielson, I hadn’t clarified what the fuel was for my vehicle, or more pointedly, my career decisions. I now believe it’s self-awareness. According to David’s conscious success model, self-awareness precedes meaningful choice.