What should a bright and motivated college student do to become a person who can make significant positive contributions to the long-term survival and flourishing of humanity?
But the main motivator for consultants in the top firms is something quite different: no ordinary industry job offers quite the same mix of excitement, speed, variety of challenges, and eclectic assortment of colleagues. After you’ve tasted this, almost everything else will seem stale by comparison. And so, despite a lot of moaning, we soldier on.
I originally posted this article at the beginning of the fall semester. With New Years looming, it seemed appropriate to revist.
Unfortunately, many people are terrible at making resolutions. They’re too generic. They focus on lofty goals without addressing the details that are relevant to the day-to-day grind. And they’re quick to abort.
Let’s fix this. Here is a simple system for making resolutions that stick:
3 Rules for Making Realistic Resolutions
- Resolve to Follow a System, Not…