BelongingI don’t know how you see it, but when it comes to careers, I think most people are overly focused on finding, getting, and having. Sure, doing, connecting, and serving are seen as important too. But almost always as an afterthought. The logic, it seems, is that after you get and have work, you then focus on what you can do for the people you need to connect with and serve.

Yet, what if we were to turn that logic on its head?

What if we made career choices not about getting and having work that pays the best or brings the most prestige? What if we stepped outside the logic, and first considered how we could use our talents to make a difference to the community we are naturally connected to?

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