Skip to main content
Balance

Career Success vs Marital Success – The Sandra Bullock Trade

By April 5, 2010April 18th, 2019No Comments

I read a great article in the NY Times by David Brooks that raised a provocative question about the choice between career success and marital success (or more generally personal happiness). What would you choose?

David Brooks writes that we would be crazy to consider choosing career success over marital success/personal happiness. I think we would be crazy to choose only one. Both are possible and fundamental parts of a path that fits.

The article goes on to explore the relationship between money and happiness and things that really do contribute to personal well-being. It’s a nice reminder of what gives our lives meaning, with new research to support it.

Read the article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/30/opinion/30brooks.html?src=me

——–

– Adrian Klaphaak, http://apaththatfits.com

Leave a Reply

Free Career Guide & Case Studies

Want a more meaningful career? Learn 5 key strategies to find work you love that pays you well.

We’ve used these strategies to help 1000+ people find their calling and take their careers to the next level. The career guide also includes 4 career change case studies that illustrate how former clients have succeeded in making different types of career pivots.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Black Lives Matter Statement of Solidarity