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There are many ways to build a successful career, but most people who have attained success in their fields have faced and overcome a few similar challenges. We interviewed nine executives, ranging from CEOs of worldwide organisations to small business founders, to get their insights on how people can best advance in their careers. Several execs said that while it’s important to evolve and be on the cutting edge of your industry, you also want to ensure that you don’t lose who you are in that evolution. Career growth can feel like a mystery when you’re trying to get somewhere without a clear path to advancement or a map to tell you what to do. Despite facing those same challenges, the nine executives Business Insider interviewed for this feature have figured out what it takes to grow a career to be proud of. The executives we spoke to over email ranged from CEOs of worldwide organisations to small business founders. We came away from these interviews with the … [Read more...] about I asked 9 executives for the best ways to build a career you’re proud of, and came away with 5 key lessons
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