Many of the leaders and managers I know and with whom I’ve worked find that mid-career is a good time for reflection and evaluation. Almost everyone experiences a career crisis at some point.
If you look at your life – be it your career or overall life path – you can see elements of both wisdom and errors as you’ve aged. My previous post talked about the hero’s journey being similar to what leaders go through when faced with challenges especially at mid career.
The paradox of the hero’s journey is that when you accept and incorporate the parts of yourself that you’d rather not acknowledge or share, you gain tremendous energy. As you integrate your whole self you become more authentically you, your best self. Read More