In charge of Discovery’s human resource management, training and development, benefits and compensation, staffing, and organizational development, Romm also leads employee integration efforts following acquisitions. With more than 50 offices and 5,500 employees under her purview, it’s no surprise she says that “organization is a key to balance” in one’s personal and professional life. And when things don’t turn out as planned, she reminds herself “Brush yourself off and move forward.”

How do you define a successful career?

Doing what you love, reaching a level that feels right to you, while inspiring and developing others…that’s a great and rewarding career.

Best trick for maintaining the personal-professional life balance?

Organization is key to balance, a bit of structure, prioritization, and personal reward can get you there however expect to slip up, get frustrated, even depressed but brush yourself off and move forward. There is no perfection in attaining that balance.

 

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