How often do we hear or read about successful people who realize, later in their career, that it’s the journey, not the destination that matters most? It rings true, as most cliches do. It is certainly true with me, especially in the second half of my life. I am removing the clutter and focusing on what matters most, with a sense of urgency.
When we see a true career shift, we marvel at the executive's courage. In fact, most executives are not thinking in terms of courage. They want more out of their life and career. The key is having the self-awareness to know what you want and taking the bold steps to get it.