“My first job was detasseling corn. I didn’t come from a farm, but I came from farm country. And then in college, I had to work my way through college, so I had a number of jobs, including as a janitor. I cleaned toilets. I painted houses. I was a cashier at a convenience store. When you’re in that, you don’t think, “Oh, this is great.” But now I reflect back on that and say: “What a blessing. How wonderful is that?”” – Beth Ford, CEO Land O’ Lakes
Don’t forget to take stock of everything you’ve done in your career and assign value to those roles — each has taught you a lesson that will apply toward what’s next.