Many of us allow our job to define our identity. There is a danger to allowing yourself to think how you spend 40-50 hours a week is who you are. We put so much of ourselves into our career, but boil what you do down to a deeper level and verbalize the distinction between your function and what makes you you.
Listen to Larry Ackerman, a leading authority on organizational and personal identity and a pioneer of Identity-Based Management and President of The Identity Circle, a consulting and coaching firm in Connecticut, talk more on this topic in this excerpt from Your Identity: Your #1 Career Success Factor.
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