What Should I Do With My Life? The real meaning of success — and how to find it. It’s time to define the new era.
We’ve lost confidence in our leaders and in our institutions. We’ve abandoned the idea that work should be a 24-hour-a-day rush and that careers should be a wild adventure. We’re seduced by the idea that picking up the pieces and simply tweaking the formula will get the party started again. In spite of our best thinking and most searing experience, our ideas about growth and success are mired in a boom-bust mentality. Just as LBOs gave way to IPOs, the market is primed for the next engine of wealth creation.
Instead of focusing on what’s next , let’s get back to what’s first . The previous era of business was defined by the question, Where’s the opportunity? I’m convinced that business success in the future starts with the question, What should I do with my life?
Essay about my goals in life
The most obvious and universal question on our plates as human beings is the most urgent and pragmatic approach to sustainable success in our organizations. This is not a new idea.