Practices, Tools, and Techniques for Long-Term Survival
How often do you hear “He’s a survivor” or “She’s a survivor?” Usually the implication, or perhaps wishful thought, of the observer is more of a snide remark about the survivor’s perceived political connections and less of a true indication of their professional abilities. Setting aside the political aspects and focusing on professional abilities, just what is meant by survival and what are the basic ingredients?
First of all, survival as used in this chapter means continuing to exist, grow, and prosper professionally in the context of changing circumstances and surroundings. Well-behaved people who understand the importance of and practice a balanced personal life also find surviving ...