We live in a world that is conditioning us to believe that we can have anything we want, as soon as we want it. For many simple things this is true, but when it comes to building a career and lifestyle filled with sustainable success, the microwave approach often falls short. The short game may bring you a few shiny objects, but the long game rewards you with the big prizes. To build meaningful careers we must learn to deal with a little discomfort now, in exchange for luxury later.
Question of the day:
What’s one thing you wish you had right now? (Comment below or on twitter)
Essential career advice for ambitious young professionals.