From the time that other kids were fighting over who got to be the mom while we played house, I knew that having an awesome career would be important to me. Instead of being “mom” I always wanted to be the older sister who had a cool job and traveled a lot. True story. I started working when I was 14 and have been working steadily since then.
I’ve been very fortunate to work my way up in large corporations and have had opportunities to learn many areas of business across multiple industries. So many times, people have asked me about my career path because I was so young for my role. I thrived while working for consulting firms (which are notoriously challenging and competitive). I was honestly making good money, traveling to some really fun places and I was making fantastic connections.
The catch is that I was deeply unhappy. I…
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