When I was a senior in high school, I very much remember thinking that I knew exactly what I wanted to do, and how I was going to get there. I knew that I wanted to go to law school and join the Navy after, and I knew that the first step in that process was to go to Truman State University. I knew that I wanted to be a political science major, and I knew that all of this was exactly what needed to happen, and most importantly, I wouldn’t be anything like those poor saps that
“You’ve got the job” The words ring in your ear like a hallelujah chorus. You wake up the next morning energized and excited. Waltzing into work, you find yourself surrounded by people you can already tell will be a joy to work with. Your boss is no exception. As the day goes on, you find your work captivating; you are doing things that matter and fit your skill set, but that are simultaneously challenging. On the way home from work, your song comes on the radio and you feel
I have found myself in many situations where a man in a suit with authority said, “Okay, now is your chance to network with those around you! We have some important people here today.” I find those networking situations to be rather useless. I have been to four different business/entrepreneur conventions as well as participated in a few pitch competitions. Each of these times involved putting on a name tag and shaking hands with people trying to sell themselves and shed light
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