by Stacey Lastoe

You might be angling for a promotion this year. Or, awaiting news of a big, fat raise (champagne’s on ice!). Perhaps you’re working toward an end-of-year bonus. Or, maybe you’re really wishing the CEO will grant your request to attend that conference alongside her.

These are all terrific endeavors, and you should work toward big goals, but it’s not just the major work wins you should be pumped about—the many small milestones that occur in a given week or month are worth celebrating, too. These are also the things that can help lead to the bigger stuff.

So, don’t wait for your title to change or for your boss to hand over a VIP account. Start recognizing the important work you’re doing every day.

Not sure where to start? Ahead, 12 career coaches on the little work wins that’re worth your attention.