It’s never really about what job or business you do. It’s more about who you really are.
The dreams of your parents and their parents before them were enough to build your existing reality. They will not be enough to build the bridges that you will need to cross over to your next level. By then, your dreams will have to take over.
COVID-19 may just happen to have turned the world on its axis faster than it usually goes.
I returned to Nigeria and was certain I would get a job. I mean who wouldn’t want talent that had been grown and nurtured by the ‘abroad’ folk. How wrong I was.
“Read your books and pass your exams. You will get a good job”. We believed this was the recipe for success. When we grew up, we learnt differently. It worked for them but by the time it got to our turn, it was a whole new reality.
“What do you want to be?”
“Whom do you want to be?”