Happen To Your Career

Society’s definition of success is usually being an executive at your company, living in a penthouse, having a loaded bank account and traveling the world in a private jet. Right?

But often, that means getting a job that other people regard as important or prestigious…even if the job actually makes us miserable. So what’s your own definition of success? For some it’s avoiding corporate burnout, feeling career happiness, spending more time with family, or just being in an organization that actually cares about their career growth. 

In this HTYC episode, Scott Anthony Barlow chats with Jackie Yerby as we look into how she was able to not only find her ideal role in public policy, but also avoid society’s definition of success along the way to craft, own and happily live her own definition, her way.

On a side note: Have career change questions or want to make an introduction? Email me at scott@happentoyourcareer.com 

What to Listen For

  • Why a role that’s ideal for others may not be ideal for you.
  • How to not let others’ expectations keep you in a role that isn’t right for you.
  • Why it’s important to figure out what is your own concept of success.

Episode Resources

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Related Episodes

  1. How to Figure Out What You Really Want (Spotify / Apple Podcasts)
  2. Should I Quit My Job? How to Know It’s Time (Spotify / Apple Podcasts)
  3. Executive Burnout: Making A Midlife Career Change (Spotify / Apple Podcast)
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Want to know high-performers discover their ideal career and find meaningful, well-paid work without starting over

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To binge-listen to more career happiness success stories, find all the podcasts at https://happentoyourcareer.com/podcast

Want to know high-performers discover their ideal career and find meaningful, well-paid work without starting over

https://www.happentoyourcareer.com/career-change-advice-guide-backed-by-research/ 

Or to tell us more about your situation and schedule a conversation with our team go to https://happentoyourcareer.com/schedule-htyc

email Scott@happentoyourcareer.com

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To binge-listen to more career happiness success stories, find all the podcasts at https://happentoyourcareer.com/podcast

Want to know high-performers discover their ideal career and find meaningful, well-paid work without starting over

https://www.happentoyourcareer.com/career-change-advice-guide-backed-by-research/ 

Or to tell us more about your situation and schedule a conversation with our team go to https://happentoyourcareer.com/schedule-htyc

email Scott@happentoyourcareer.com

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To binge-listen to more career happiness success stories, find all the podcasts at https://happentoyourcareer.com/podcast

Want to know high-performers discover their ideal career and find meaningful, well-paid work without starting over

https://www.happentoyourcareer.com/career-change-advice-guide-backed-by-research/ 

Or to tell us more about your situation and schedule a conversation with our team go to https://happentoyourcareer.com/schedule-htyc

email Scott@happentoyourcareer.com

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