I just did a simple exercise. I took a piece of paper and wrote down all the jobs that came to my mind in 3 minutes. I came up with 27.
I suggest you do the same. Time yourself; 3 min only. And don't cheat. When the time is up, stop writing even if more ideas pop up!
How many jobs did you come up with? If you got more than 27, my respects.
It sounds a silly exercise but there is a reason I am writing a post about it.
I was looking at my answers and I identified an interesting pattern:
The point I want to make is that we are mainly influenced by:
However, there are so many other interesting jobs out there that we are not aware of; especially the new ones that have been created due to technological and scientific advancements. And these are the ones with promising long-term prospects.
So, don't be satisfied with traditional practices and conventional wisdom. Try to explore the professions of the future.
And if you can list more than 27 jobs in 3 minutes, send me an email.
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