In the past couple of years, many people who just graduated, going through college or who were let go without a golden parachute might be left scratching their head wondering, did I make the right education choice?
Is there such a thing as a perfect choice?
What do you want to do?
In Career Chaos, Even for Writers (Penguin Blog, May 3rd), Katharina Brooks explains how as the paperback edition of her book You majored in What? was in the works, she had to do a substantial rewrite.
She offers this bit of advice for recession times:
"You can't control what happens to other people, and you can't control the economy. All you can control is yourself: the way you think, the choices you make, and the actions you take. So in the new section of my book I provide a variety of tips for you to help you ride out a recession by controlling what you can.
After all, when you drive into a dead end, the only option is to get back back to the main thoroughfare and find your way to your destination.
Meandering with a Purpose as Jim Coudal would say
Being where you want to be when you get there matters and taking it slow could help, suggests Mark Edmundson in The Pink Floyd Night School (NY Times, May 1st)
Not Dion's The Wanderer for Monday Work Etiquette # 139