Reimagine Work
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Reimagine Work

Three better ways to figure out the answer the question “what do you want to do?”

“Since the half-life of skills is rather short and I can’t predict what types of work will exist ten years from now, I am going to work on a wide range of challenging problems, focusing on work that enables me to learn on the job and exposing myself to risks such that I will be more comfortable with change when I get older so I can stay energized throughout my career.

Lens #1: What skills do you have?

  1. Strengthen current skills
  2. Build new skills

What is your unique combination of skills?

Lens #2: What is your definition of success?

Lens #3: Re-define risk — What is your worst case scenario in 10, 15 & 25 years?

risk

“I asked myself do I want to do this for the rest of my life? The answer was no. If I don’t want to do it for the rest of my life, I don’t want to do it tomorrow.” — Jim Koch, Founder of Boston Beer Company

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