How beautifully articulated, Sonia.
“Being an adult… is taking your own choices, knowing what you want and going for it, being consequent with your actions… Being an adult is living your own life, the life you choose not the life you are supposed to live.”
Thank you x
Thanks Geoffrey! And yes, absolutely. In fact, we’ve gone from “a company for life” to “lots of jobs possibly across different industries” and now moving towards “multiple jobs at the same time”. Also — who really knows what they want to do without having done it? Not many of us! Hence it’s that experience + reflection which enables us to find that work, and an accompanying lifestyle, which resonates.
Hey Geordie! That’s a great question… I believe we all have a tendency towards one or the other, but neither is absolute (just like the introvert/extrovert thing). I do believe scanners will shine in the future, in line with the way work is changing.
Re: university — I would suggest, in most cases, not. I actually go into some of the reasons here: http://www.jasrajhothi.com/degree/
Thanks again for your insights, Denise.
The “money question” is an interesting one — it has been found that, once we have our basic needs (food, warmth, shelter, sanitation, etc) met plus a little extra, money doesn’t make us happier beyond a certain point ($75k…
A nice follow-up Henry, I did think it was a little unfair to target Jon like that. Good luck to you both.
On the Yann Girard article doing the rounds, I’m not quite sure what to make of it. I find it slightly ironic that he advocates not using Medium(!), though is clearly using it regularly and doing well out of it.
Thanks for your comments Carl. You’re right — a degree or experience is needed to get the foot in the door.
I would argue that a whole lot of time and money is saved by going doing the “experience” route.
It may well have been that your initial entry job required a degree but, more so these days (in…