“Make sure your message is clear, yet that you are faithful to its complexity.” — Michael Dirda
Simplicity is overrated.
While it is imperative to craft a concise synopsis of who you are and what you do, it is equally crucial to elaborate the specifics.
Career stories that are faithful to their complexity activate emotion: struggle, fear, boldness, excitement and the overall thrill of victory.
You must create a story arc through multiple complementary accomplishments steeped in value, underscoring your influence, sales, organization, leadership, communication, problem solving skills and multiplicity of other traits.
Are you being faithful to the complexity of your career story?