What is the key element to creating a successful career? Many would problably say making eough money. You might be surprised at fhe actual anwser given by Dan Pink, that purpose and meaning actually are the real bed rock and foundation. Creating a career with a purpose is actuallly essential aspect of career growth.
Purpose and meaning are key to creating a career where you actually wake up happy and eager to spend the day doing what you do for work. Getting paid well is imporant, but is much more likely to happen when what you do is meaningful and interesting. Profit gives you the ability to do what you do, but enthusisam and excitment about what you do are the actual magnet that create the attraction and acts as the force to create the income stream.