I appreciate that thought, but I still think building skill from scratch based on a niche you identify will prove less productive than carving out a niche where you see yourself naturally fitting.
To your point, though, I think it depends on how you’re tackling success. It definitely makes sense to start with a goal, find out what skills you need, and then focus on improving those. I think this will be a much harder endeavor, as you are sort of pushing against the current of your skills, but sometimes your skills don’t align with your interests.
Good point, Mark! And thanks for reading.