Career

Question of the Day, November 16, 2011 Pick same career again?

If you could go back in time, would you pick the same career or a different one? Why?
Many of you may have had more than one career, realizing this, answer as best you can.

I’ve never had a career.
I’ve just done what I liked doing.

I liked fishing, did that for 17 years.

Started playing with computers as a hobby, then started a software company, and been doing that for 25 years.

Along the way done lots of things that have interested me, in terms of community involvement, up to 30 committees at a time, and lots of service – currently president of the local Lions Club.

All the while, training myself to be more effective at understanding the viewpoints of others, and communicating what I see to others.
Not a dull journey, and hardly what one would call a career.

About Ted Howard NZ

Seems like I might be a cancer survivor. Thinking about the systemic incentives within the world we find ourselves in, and how we might adjust them to provide an environment that supports everyone (no exceptions) - see www.tedhowardnz.com/money
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1 Response to Career

  1. holessence says:

    “I’ve never had a career. I’ve just done what I liked doing.”

    I l-o-v-e your response!

    Like

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