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Kick Some Glass:10 Ways Women Succeed at Work on Their Own Terms by Portia Mount, Jennifer W. Martineau

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CHAPTER3

Success Your Way

Success for me means being secure financially,spiritually, and emotionally and having alevel of satisfaction in all of those things.

—Chaton Turner, Assistant Counsel,University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

In this chapter, you will learn:

  • How to come up with your own definition of success that aligns with your values and intentions
  • Why it may be time to reinvent your career
  • Why a glorious failure can be a springboard to opportunity

When I (Portia) was in my twenties, I met Linda Taylor, a prominent Kansas City attorney. Linda had been one of the few women partners in a major law firm anywhere in the United States. She had recently left that firm to start her own business. Over lunch one day, I asked Linda why ...

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