CHAPTER 6

Active Career Management

Think not of yourself as the architect of your career but as the sculptor. Expect to have to do a lot of hard hammering and chiseling and scraping and polishing.

—B.C. Forbes

Life is short, life is yours, don’t rely on someone else to make your dreams come true.

—WiSER Faith

Think back on your most recent vacation. When you took that vacation, did you simply jump in your car and start driving, with no hotel bookings, no map, no GPS, no intended destination, and no plan in mind whatsoever? If you’ve ever done this, you are more adventurous than most people. That said, if you understand the basic parameters of your vacation you will reduce travel time and stress, and get to your intended destination ...

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