My latest article is featured in The Daily Muse this week.

Many years ago—before I became a marketing strategist and started my own company—I was a fire performer in a street circus. “Circus performer” was definitely not in my five-year plan, but surprisingly, it was my foundation for a successful career.

These five lessons have helped me focus and grow in my professional life, and, whether you’re blazing the trail for your first job or trying to scale within your current workplace, I hope they’ll help you, too.

Get your five career lessons here.