Here’s the thing when it comes to career success — there’s no clear-cut definition.
Now, of course, there are ideas of what career success looks like, but these are largely driven by our peers, family members, those within our chosen industry, and society at large. Because of this, it’s not uncommon for people to lack clarity when reaching for a definition of what career success looks like and how it aligns with their personal values.
Maybe that means a certain number of zeros on their paycheck, or perhaps it means making a living that’s comfortable but allows more room for time with family or hobbies. Those ideas are rather vague and really only scratch the surface.
Achieving the level of career success that you want really boils down to two simple things: defining what it looks like for you and forging a path to get there. There are obviously other factors that come into play, but those two things are paramount