Why Success Isn't a Number

April 8, 2015 4:00 PM

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I remember one of my old bosses stating that he didn't like the 'stampede' each day at 5.30pm when most of the office would finish their shift. It was clear that favor shone on those who got to their desk early and stayed there until late. Additional points were scored by working through lunch and not taking coffee breaks. I bought into this theory. I was actually too scared not to. Recently divorced with more debt than was comfortable, I had an unhealthy fear of losing my job. I hadn't yet learned that I was no more defined by my job than I was by my failed marriage, my childhood or my clothes. Or indeed any of the other attachments that I thought created the sum of who I was.

I remember one of my old bosses stating that he didn't like the 'stampede' each day at 5.30pm when most of the office would finish their shift. It was clear that favor shone on those who got to their desk early and stayed there until late. Additional points were scored by working through lunch and n...

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