Where Harvard Business School, 2012
Best for When your job feels like a road to nowhere.
Vibe The COO of Facebook and author of Lean In is a dab hand at inspirational commencement speeches (you’ll need tissues for her 2016 talk at the University of California after her husband’s death). In this one, she dismisses the idea of career plans. “If I had mapped out my career when I was sitting where you are, I would have missed my career,” she says.
Post-it-note quote “Your career and your life will have starts and stops and zigs and zags. Don’t stress out about the white space – the path you can’t draw – because therein lies both the surprises and the opportunities.”
Skip to 5mins 20secs – it’s here that she really encourages you to embrace a varied career.