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You may think of your career as a ladder–you can go up, or down–but a better analogy might be a rock climbing wall, where going sideways, or even backwards, can be how you find your unique route to the top. KeyAnna Schmiedl, global head of culture and inclusion at Wayfair, explains what real-life rock climbing taught her about defining career advancement for herself.
00:00 “When I say career development, what do you think?”
00:30 It can’t just be that there is one path for everyone.
01:23 Rock walls are scary: How do I start climbing?
02:30 What if you don’t know your strengths?
03:35 Going backwards or sideways is okay.
05:05 There is no one “correct” path.
05:47 Here’s an alternate model of success.
06:24 You can actually define what success means to you.

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