The Best Path to the Top Might Not Be a Straight Line

Path to the Top
Path to the Top

"Straight to the top" is an expression we've heard so often that conventional wisdom would lead you to believe there's no other way. After all, how often do you read about someone who has "spiraled" to the top? Or seesawed to the top? If career adviser Sarah Hathorn has her way, people will start trying a little non-linear thinking, and "zigzag" their way to the top.