What If the Opportunity You Want is CLOSED

I was just with a group of MBA students who are interested in a field that is shrinking. As the panel of professionals in the field painted a less than rosy picture of the future, the people in the room looked more and more and more discouraged. I believe that some decided to give up on their goal are having a career in the field.

Yet one person had a very different expression on his face, he actually looked super determined. When he and I chatted after the panel, he seemed seemed almost giddy with the prospect of finding a point of entry when few exist.

I would say that my new friend made a deeper commitment and is preparing himself for a long-haul with tenacity, focus, and perseverance. I bet he will make it.

Have a great day,
Anita

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