Sarah Ellis and Helen Tupper: The best career path isn't always a straight line | TED

Sarah Ellis and Helen Tupper: The best career path isn't always a straight line | TED

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Conventional wisdom frames the ideal career path as a linear one — a ladder to be climbed with a single-minded focus to get to the top. Career development consultants Sarah Ellis and Helen Tupper invite you to replace this outdated and limiting model with “squiggly” careers: dynamic, open-ended growth paths tailor-made for your individual needs, talents and ambitions. A radical rethink for anyone who feels restricted and defined by the limits of the corporate ladder.

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