Monthly Archives: March 2013

Dancing with the Future

By | Blog | No Comments

I recently had a long conversation in my backyard with a bunch of my neighbours about how they ended up in the careers that they are currently in.

One guy told a vivid story about how he stumbled into a job straight out of school and had basically learned his trade on the job.  He worked away in the same job until something unusual would happen.  His boss would walk in and offer him a job in another city, or his company got bought out by another one and he got a redundancy, or even his wife wanted to move country and so he was forced to make a change.  In short he extolled the virtue of ‘taking life as it comes’, a sort of ‘wait for life to happen to you’ philosophy. Read More