To realise your potential, be fully engaged.


A piece in Forbes co-authored by Desautels professor Karl Moore and Sandoz executive Vincenzo Ciampi (BCom’94) says that it takes a sense of purpose to realise one’s career potential.

The article makes the case that spending your early career chasing bigger job titles and paycheques is all well and good, but at some point it’s not enough. The authors point to their own experiences of changing vectors mid-career, and how friends who never made the jump often show the signs of burnout.

But the most important take-away is that nobody has to wait until halfway through their earning years to find their purpose, nor is engagement the exclusive wheelhouse of millennial workers, who seem to already know all about this.

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