I am, of course, all about career planning. You need to at least have a plan. You need your own plan (as opposed to the plans that your employer has drawn up for you).
But a lot of us struggle with the process of career planning. For good reasons. It can be overwhelming! Let’s look at why that is, and the one thing you can do to make career planning much simpler. (Hint: know the real goal or purpose for career planning, which I’ll share with you here).