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Goodbye College—Hello Life! Go-To Answers from a Got-There Grown-Up by Lisa Brock

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Chapter 2

Where are you headed?

Your past is gone. Now you have a chance to re-make yourself. So what’s your plan?

The small town or big city you live in consists of small groups of individuals who make up the whole of the larger community. For purposes of this discussion, I will focus on two distinct groups of young people: individuals with famous family names, money, or influence (or all three), and those without. I have met dozens of young people in these two groups several times over in my professional life. So often, the young men and women who have “it” wish they didn’t. The ones who don’t have the name, fame, or money are intrigued with the fantasy of what it must be like, because they don’t know the reality of what all that means. These ...

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