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career growth Oct 08, 2022
Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.

It is not a secret that the world we live in is changing rapidly. Technology has advanced so much, and we can do so many things that were impossible just a decade ago. The world of work has also changed dramatically, and it continues to change every day. This means you have to keep yourself up-to-date if you want to be successful in your career or any other area of life. In order to do this, keep these things in mind:

Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.

If a product is truly innovative, it will be misunderstood. People will say, "That's just silly," or "Who would pay for that?" But the market eventually catches up if you're five years ahead of your time.

It's easy to look at Apple and think they're successful because they make great products. But what makes them great? What makes a product good? It's not just about being well-designed—it's about being well-designed for you. If someone doesn't like the way something works, even if it looks nice on the outside, it won't work for them in the end. Steer clear of gimmicks that might look cool but don't solve any problems. Focus on building something useful first before worrying about style or presentation

Build a great team

Building a great team is one of the most important things you can do to ensure your business succeeds. A good team is made up of individuals who all have different skills and strengths but work together as a cohesive unit.

Let's look at some steps you can take to build a great team:

  • Hire people with complementary skill sets. Someone with excellent communication skills might not be able to code well, whereas someone who codes beautifully may need help with finding customers or marketing strategies. A varied skill set is key for success in most businesses—so choose team members carefully!

  • Create ways for communicating effectively within your company through tools like Slack, email listservs and regular meetings where everyone has an opportunity to share ideas and concerns openly without fear of being criticized by other members of the group (this will come later). This way everyone knows what's happening at every step along their paths towards success together as well as providing opportunities for learning new methods each day when interacting with coworkers both inside

Be your own boss

But, if you’re the kind of person who wants to be his or her own boss, then this could be your chance. You can run your own business and make decisions without having to consult anyone else. As the saying goes: “Be your own boss and you can do whatever you want!”

You will find yourself in control of your own destiny. No one will tell you what to do; it’s up to you as a self-employed worker. You are responsible for how well the company does financially because there is no one else around making decisions for it but yourself. In addition, there should be less stress because there won’t be anyone looking over your shoulder telling what needs done next because it would already have been done by someone else or some other department within that company anyway before now had said employee not been fired due to lacklustre performance levels being measured against expectations set out by higher management level staff themselves back when they were still employed (and presumably still employable) themselves…

Work on stuff you like to work on.

I’ve seen a lot of people get into trouble by working on things they don’t like to work on. It's pretty obvious that no one is going to enjoy doing something when it's not their thing. But what about if you're not good at it? Or if your boss is always getting mad at you for being bad at it? Or if there are so many other people who are better than you at this thing, and the more time passes, the harder it becomes for anyone to notice how much effort and skill goes into what you do?

If any of these things sound familiar, then maybe it's time for a change! I mean there are lots of different options:

  • You can try again in another job. If this isn't really where your skills fit or where your interest lies then why keep trying?

  • You could go back to school and get a degree (or even some certifications) in something else—that might help make sure that next time around, when they say "job opening," someone will know what those letters stand for!

  • And finally–you might just want to quit altogether! That way when they ask how long were you with us this time around…I'll just say 1 month instead of 2 years!!

Travel and Explore the world

Traveling will not only make you healthier, but it can also help your career. You’ll be able to learn new things and meet people who are interested in the same things as you. It’s a great way to meet new friends and make connections that will help you further along in your career—and even help with getting a job!

If you don't know where to start, try visiting one of these places:

  • Paris, France - one of the most beautiful cities in the world with amazing food, art galleries and museums

  • Buenos Aires, Argentina - this vibrant city is full of history that goes back hundreds of years. An exciting city full of culture!

Get to know the new things and technologies

The world is changing, and if you don't change with it, you might be left behind. It's important to keep your skills up-to-date by getting accustomed to new technologies and learning the latest trends in your industry. The more open you are towards trying new things, the better prepared you'll be in case the situation demands it. You never know when a technology that was previously unknown might become indispensable!

It's also important not to be afraid of failure — even though we've all been told our whole lives that failure is bad (and it can be), sometimes failing can actually have some benefits:

  • It teaches us what doesn't work so we know what not to do next time around;

  • It helps us understand other perspectives on how things could go wrong; and

  • Sometimes failing can push us towards success if we take away all its lessons!

Solve problems like the one you are already good at

Career problems are like math problems. The only way to solve a problem is to get good at solving problems.

You have to be able to look at a situation and identify the problem, but that's not enough—you have to be able to come up with solutions for it as well. This means you must develop your own set of skills and expertise so that when challenges arise, you are equipped with the knowledge needed for success (or failure).

You can't just keep doing whatever everyone else is doing and expect things will work out in your favor. You need originality and creativity because those are the qualities that make great entrepreneurs successful!

Party hard with friends & family

  • It’s time to get down and party. Have a great time, but don’t overdo it. You don’t want to miss the next day because you were too drunk or hungover to make it in on time. And don't drink and drive! We can all remember someone who has been injured or died in an accident caused by drinking and driving, so take care of yourself by not doing this dangerous activity.*

It's all fine, as long as you enjoy yourself.

There's an old saying that goes, "Work hard and be kind." Maybe you've heard it before; maybe you haven't. Regardless, this is a good way to live your life and career.

The idea behind this statement is a simple one: If you take care of yourself physically and mentally, everything else will fall into place. The best way to do this? Make sure that every day, you're happy with what you're doing and how far along in your career path you've come. Be mindful when it comes down to what matters most—your health—and recognize when things aren't going as planned so that they can be adjusted accordingly (within reason). Finally, treat everyone with kindness because no matter how big or small someone might seem at first glance, there's always room for growth in each person's life if only given the opportunity or guidance necessary for such development!

It may seem like an impossible task sometimes but just remember—if ever doubt creeps into our minds about whether we're doing enough work then think back on all those times where someone helped us out along the way...and now look at where we are today!


In the end, it's all about what you want to do with your life. If you're looking for a steady paycheck and a good retirement plan, you may want to consider going into accounting or finance. But if you're passionate about art or music or technology or software development, then follow your dreams! If it sounds like fun, who cares what other people think?

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