Episode 43: Does Your Job Define Your Identity?

In this episode, Jimmy talks about identity and how it's tied to our jobs and roles. He explains why knowing our role's purpose is crucial and how not knowing it can cause an identity crisis. Jimmy shares stories of leaders who struggle to move on from their old roles, affecting their teams. He also touches on the identity crisis that can hit when careers end. Jimmy suggests ways to deal with this crisis, like understanding personal purpose and values and having open chats with team members and bosses.


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Episode Highlights:

(0:00) Intro

(3:11) Individual purpose vs. role purpose

(7:07) Identity crisis in leadership and at the end of a career

(10:18) Solving the identity crisis and some recommendations

(12:14) Outro

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