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Lifestyle, The Journey

When “A Lot” Becomes “Too Much” (61.29%)

One of the greatest and most dangerous truths about the world we live in is that we have access to endless opportunity: places to be, places to see, people to meet, things to do. We are in an age of hyperstimulation, where virtually everything is at our disposal, and everything is at our disposal virtually. As a result, we place immense pressure on ourselves to seize as many of these opportunities as possible, as often as possible.

It’s a lot… and sometimes, “a lot” can become “too much.” When this perceptual shift happens, one option in particular tends to rear its ugly head: the option to quit.

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Industry, The Journey

Jump Around! (41.94%)

As kids we jump puddles. As adults we jump… jobs?

Maybe you’ve seen statistics floating around about the average number of career changes people make. Time and again, the magic number works out to be seven. Seems like a lot, doesn’t it? And while some argue a) where this number came from and b) whether there is credence to the claim, I think it’s time we dug a little deeper…

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