To some, the most important thing is to get there at any cost. To others, it’s not about getting there but how they get there that is just as important. It’s essential to understand the rules one creates before beginning a career-related endeavor: what am I willing to do and not do? What am I willing to tolerate and not tolerate? What would need to happen for me not to compromise my morals and values?
A pure process might not be a correct one, an expedient one, or a perfect one but it’s yours.