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Always re-examine and reflect on where you are in your career at least every two years. Even if you’re perfectly happy with your job, the exercise forces you to check that you are actually enjoying your work and learning on the job rather than just being comfortable.

Edmond Lau, who was an early engineer at Quora, offers advice that he received by way of a friend’s mento.

4 must-have skills to bolster any career

When asked about over-coming failure at The Hatchery's Women Leaders Summit, author, business woman, and leadership expert Christine Comaford offered a three question method:
1. What would you like?2. What would having that do for you? (How do you want to feel?)3. How will you know when you have it?
This exercise in introspection helps individuals ‘fail forward' through the discovery of and re-alignment with their true mission.
[Image by The Hatchery]

When asked about over-coming failure at The Hatchery's Women Leaders Summit, author, business woman, and leadership expert Christine Comaford offered a three question method:

1. What would you like?
2. What would having that do for you? (How do you want to feel?)
3. How will you know when you have it?

This exercise in introspection helps individuals ‘fail forward' through the discovery of and re-alignment with their true mission.

[Image by The Hatchery]