Every day your work gets interrupted by emails, phone calls and conversations with your boss. To work with focus, instead of reactively, start your day by deciding the three things you want to get done each day.
No one likes the "Where do you see yourself in five years?" question, but we all have to figure out some kind of goal for our future. If you're having trouble figuring out what that is, ask yourself what your story is about.
There's nothing wrong with setting a career goal and striving to reach it. However, there's a fine line between ambition and impatience when you're trying to climb the workplace ladder. How do you tell if you're asking for too much or being too pushy?