A New Age Hard Worker

A phrase is tossed around with great intentions, yet few truly take advantage of its mantra. You read it on numerous motivational materials which inspire people to follow the message by trusting superstition. Now let’s discuss this phrase:

“The harder you work, the luckier you get.”

You know what many people qualify as hard work? You cold call hundreds of people disrupting their lives or leaving messages on their answering machines. You put your head down to build spreadsheet after spreadsheet with masterful formulas to impress someone that notices, “Wow, you put a lot of effort into this.” Or, you join meeting after meeting where you leave with a perplexed attitude because you ponder why your attendance was necessary.

I mention these three examples of typical “hard work” because how do these responsibilities advance your career?

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The Most Important Lesson I Learned While Traveling in Peru: Find Yourself

treeThe most exhilarating realization happens when you accept your role in the world. Recently, on an Under30Experiences adventure in Peru, a theme emerged to help me understand myself better:

In order to carry yourself with self-confidence in travel, your personal life, or your career, one needs to tackle a daunting task that makes many people squirm: self-reflection.

To truly understand yourself takes effort through your own…
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