By Kate Shipley Richey

I’ve been told that jobs are stepping stones — pavers to assist you as you walk the longer path of your career. I’ve found this to be true in many ways, and in my first weeks and months at Hearken I’ve heard tales of winding journeys and varied interests that somehow led the teller to Hearken’s doorstep. And I believe it’s true that experiences lead one-into-the-other like a set of nesting dolls. I think that’s perhaps a closer analogy for my own career experiences, in which each role has uncovered a new truth, a new interest, or a new skill that leads me forward but wouldn’t have been uncovered were it not for the last. …


Sometimes vegetarian trying to listen more in a world that is talking over itself.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store