Many people believe that finding their true purpose in life is the key to living a fulfilling and meaningful life. The notion of "doing what you love and never working a day in your life" has become popularized, suggesting that having a passion or a purpose in life will lead to enjoyable and meaningful work. However, what happens if you struggle to pinpoint your purpose or find your passion? Does that mean your life will be void of meaning or that your work will leave you feeling unfulfilled? Perhaps having a career passion or purpose is not necessary and that a different approach may be just as valuable.
Failure is a concept that most of us prefer to avoid. Whether it's in our careers, relationships, or any new endeavor, the fear of failing can be paralyzing. We often hear phrases like "fail fast, fail often" or "failure is a stepping stone to success," but these statements can sometimes feel like empty clichés. Let's explore the idea of embracing failure and its potential benefits for personal and professional growth.
In a world where the traditional idea of retirement has long been the end goal, it's time to challenge this outdated concept and embrace a new way of thinking.
As the psychologist Carl Jung once wisely noted, "The shoe that fits one person pinches another. There's no recipe for living that suits all cases." This sentiment applies to the archaic concept of retirement as we know it. The notion that one day, after reaching a certain age and accumulating a specific amount of wealth, we can finally start enjoying our lives is outdated and, frankly, unrealistic.
The time has come to let go of the old script and write a new one that revolves around your unique individuality and lifestyle.
Lori Vajda & Nola Boea, co-hosts of the Sticky Brand Lab and Podcast
Should I or shouldn't I? That is often the question that follows someone’s big idea for starting a business. It’s so easy to feel overwhelmed just thinking about all the work that goes into bringing your dream of a side business into reality.