Get Up, Get Out and Get Something
The Jump is a short series comprised of two stories of my close friends making the jump to new cities with no definite plans or certainties of what was to come. The only thing for sure, they would pursue their dreams and ambitions all out.
Corey another one of my best friends moved to New York to spark his design and start up career, again with no job lined up and no place to live in the most dynamic city in the world. The two stories ring out the importance of keeping faith, pushing forward, and not having to have it all figured out. Sometimes you just need the curiosity and courage to venture into the unknown.
The Jump, a series for the soon to be graduate or someone facing a life move, iscomprised of two stories of my close friends making the jump to new cities with no definite plans or certainties of what was to come. The only thing for sure, they would pursue their dreams and ambitions all out. Kyle Watkins, one of best friends moved to Houston, Texas after completing his Finance degree in Ohio with no job lined up and not exactly sure what realm of finance he really wanted to work in. His story describes his discovery and development phase in Houston.
Life is about leaving a piece of yourself inside the hearts and minds of as many people as you can, and if that means one person life is changed by your actions, then you have succeeded. These four small things helped my father achieve GOAT status when it came to creating his own legacy and may help you as well.
Myself and many other people have had the opportunity of working in Corporate America. And some of us have attempted to climb the infamous corporate ladder.
Ever since I can remember, I was told to get a job in Corporate America and climb the corporate ladder and in turn this would lead to success and prosperity for me.
This “imaginary” ladder has been advantageous for some and has caused a great deal of stress for others.
In my career, I have been blessed to travel outside of the country for work, attend various sporting events and galas, brush elbows with top level executives, and eat at 5 star restaurants.
Sounds like a wonderful job…Right? However, all of this came at a HEFTY cost.
From working 70 hours a week to dealing with office politics. From fake liking my colleagues to eating dinner every night in a small conference room with 5 other people. From barely having a social life to always contemplating quitting my job every day.
One day I asked myself, “Is all of this REALLY worth it?”