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Ellevate Essentials: The 6 Steps to Finding Your Professional Mission

Ellevate Essentials: The 6 Steps to Finding Your Professional Mission

The 6 Steps to Finding Your Professional Mission Having a clear professional mission can set a professional path for you and help you find your way in moments of change and doubt. And yes, your professional mission can, and likely will, change throughout your life. How do you find yours?  Well, today I’ll share with you my 7 steps to finding your professional mission. Best, Sallie KrawcheckRelated Resources Defining your professional mission can help to clarify and drive your actions throughout your career--particularly through moments of uncertainty. The resources below can help you find your mission.  Sallie Krawcheck shares insight into  defining your own success. Susan

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Courtney Nush

Yes, she skipped #4 in the podcast, but she also added #7...so it nets out at 6. Proof that even the folks running the site aren't perfect (a good reminder that everyone is human).

March 2, 2018

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Bridgette R McCullough

Great podcast. I especially think #1 and #2 having Meaning and Purpose are critical in advancing my overall goals as a woman in business.

December 12, 2017

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Jennifer Y. Ni

Reading through people's comments, the 4th step is money -- how well does it pay? :)

November 16, 2017

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Angelique D'Ippolito

"Money" was ranked number 4 when women were polled about what's important to them in accepting a job. From my listen, the 6-7 steps in defining your professional mission are: (1) Identify what you're good at and what you hate to do, (2) Identify what you care about/your passion, (3) Identify how what you're good at and what you're passionate about intersect, (4 - which was skipped in the explanation, but referenced in the summation) It won't be easy, don't give up, (5) Do your research and analysis - look for insights, use trial and error, and have discussions, (6) Be prepared for near-term sacrifices, and (7) Finding your professional mission is an evolution and will change over time - it's a never-ending process, not a one-time activity.

November 14, 2017

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Stacie Tiongson

I heard "money" as No. 4 as well.

November 12, 2017

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Keisha Manning

Great Podcast. Succinct and to the point. I think Money is #4, Can anyone confirm?

November 11, 2017

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Wendy Coleman

Just realized that the title of the podcast indicates there are only 6 steps so I think Sallie just inadvertently skipped from step 3 to 5, but we got all the steps because she ended with 7. Keeping us on our toes!

September 21, 2017

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Wendy Coleman

Great info! I am enjoying the short, concise format of these mini-podcasts. Ditto on Step 4 though. Did anyone ever find out what it is?

September 21, 2017

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Luci McKean

Hey there, I'm pleased to be listening to these daily podcasts as a new member, but I have to echo the below comments. More than six month after a couple of people pointed out a problem in this podcast, inquiring minds STILL want to know: what's step 4? Seven steps to finding your professional mission: 1. Think hard about what you're good at and not so good at. 2. Ask yourself what you care about. 3. Ask yourself how what you're good at and what you're passionate about can intersect. 4. ------? 5. It might not be that easy. Experiment. 6. Be prepared for some near-term sacrifices. 7. Finding your mission is a never-ending process. Even if there isn't time to re-record the podcast, can you at least reply?

September 10, 2017

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Chrissy Semken

Incredibly useful information.Thank you! I would really love to know what the fourth step is!

February 3, 2017

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Bianca Boranda, FRM

I second Chrissy on the fourth step missing :D

March 12, 2017