If You Want Uncommon Clarity, Ask Yourself Uncommonly Specific Questions
Many people follow a path to a dead-end job with mediocre relationships and low income because that is all they know. They never ask themselves specific, focused questions.
It's not that they are not capable or competent; they are only without direction. They follow the clearest path, even if they don't like where the path is leading.
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... is career advice that’s easy to give, but hard to follow, because we can’t always accurately predict what kind of job we’ll love until we’re actually doing it. Or maybe ...
Today’s career landscape isn’t a lineup of tunnels, it’s a massive, impossibly complex, rapidly changing science laboratory.
Time. A typical career will take up somewhere between 20% and 60% of your meaningful adult time.
Quality of Life. Your career has a major effect on all your non-career hours.
Impact. Whatever shape your career path ends up taking, the world will be altered by it.
Identity. We tell people about our careers by telling them what we are.
“The hard choices—what we most fear doing, asking, saying—these are very often exactly what we most need to do.”
Some people allow fears to keep them stuck in their situations. Fear has the ability to keep you stuck and control your mindset.
You can silence it by stating this fear out loud and becoming familiar with the worst-case scenario.
“You Don’ t need permission to chase your dreams. Go execute.”