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I’m the Boss of Me: A Guide to Owning Your Career by Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

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4. Vision Strategy Execution

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating your self.

George Bernard Shaw

Many successful people living their dreams did not start out knowing everything about the course of events that would lead them to where they are now. Others have a big, bold vision for themselves and, starting from their strengths, develop a value statement of who they are and where they are going. They set goals and targets for their careers and systematically work toward them.

Although setting goals is a fundamental part of a career strategy, to succeed you need to accept that some goals may not happen exactly as or when you intended. In fact, you cannot see your entire career path at a particular moment in time—no one can—and ...

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