You Are Not Your Job
Going to a career-focused university, I find a lot of my peers, and myself at one point, stake their self worth on their careers.
But there’s so much more to life than jobs.
Here’s an interesting thread from Julie Zhuo, former VP @ Facebook, about careers and identity.
“You were at one company for nearly 14 years?!?!”— Julie Zhuo (@joulee) April 1, 2021
Yes, I’d say. Here’s why:
1) I loved the people
2) I was continuously challenged and learning
3) The mission spoke to me
4) I felt deep loyalty
But there was another big reason that was hard for me to admit then…