Walker Young is a management consultant and sustainability advocate who has worked with Fortune 500 corporations, global nonprofits and international development agencies in a range of markets including the United States, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.
How do you align your passion with your profession? Anyone who has attempted to do this will understand the challenge of “having your cake and eating it too” – a fitting saying when trying to find the right career path. Because when you do finally find that dream job doing what you love, the sweetness and reward may sometimes feel too good to be true.
My core purpose is to continue scaling up my efforts to positively impact society and the environment through the work I do and the way I live. It’s about helping people and helping the planet. There is so much work to be done and little time to do it. What excites me is that I continue to see more and more instances of others who share my purpose.