Forbes Feature: 3 Reasons People Are Unhappy At Work …

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Check out a preview of the conversation between Alan and Mark C. Perna – a motivational speaker, author, and enthusiast of Generation Z and Millennials in careers, education, and the workforce:

Too many people are dissatisfied with their professional lives—and it shows. It’s time for a fresh take on the traditional definition of career success.

“People need to take control of their career development,” says Patterson, “from everything like scheduling discussions with their managers to get job clarity, to moving laterally, to working with great people on interesting projects and to elevating their visibility. You never know what opportunities can come your way by being out and about.”

 If you’re going to spend a third of your life at work, make it work that counts for more than just yourself. A more empathetic, relationship-oriented approach to work is key not just to career growth, but to a life that embraces the full meaning of success—as defined by you.

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