Figuring Out What You Want to Do - Your Career

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Thu, Dec 10, 2015 @ 03:26 PM

There are three macro objectives one must achieve as you navigate through your learning years:

  1. Get your education
  2. Figure out what you want to do
  3. Become employed

Let’s focus today on figuring out what you want to do as a career. Woe is the college senior when asked:

  • Q: “Do you have a job lined up yet?”
    • A: “No”
  • Q: “What do you want to do?”
    • A: “I don’t know."
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Topics: What Do You Want?, how to figure out what you want to do, career

Career Passion is Essential; Listen to Steve Jobs - And How To Discover Yours

Posted by Alan J. McMillan on Sat, Jul 12, 2014 @ 04:15 PM

Steve Jobs said it best (I will paraphrase a bit), “People say you have to have a lot of passion for what you are doing, and it’s totally true.  The reason is because it is so hard (that) if you don’t, any rational person would give up.  It’s really hard, and you have to do it over a sustained period of time.  So if you don’t love it, you’re not having fun doing it, you are going to give up.  That’s what happens to most people.    The ones who became successful did the things they loved so they could persevere when the going gets tough.”

Steve Jobs on why passion is essential for your success

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Topics: College, Job Preparation, College Experience, What Do You Want?, Dream Jobs, best college majors, Passion

What Do You Want? – From Your College Experience?

Posted by Alan McMillian on Sat, Dec 14, 2013 @ 10:31 AM

When you are a senior in college you have invested 16 years of your life on education, not even counting pre-school and Kindergarten.  It is reasonable to ask, why?  What do you want?  Not from only from college, but from your life.

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Topics: College, Financial Independence, Alan McMillan, Retirement, Retirement Age, Debt Free, College Experience, What Do You Want?