A fantastic and thoughtful post to begin the week. I couldn’t help but share.

Gen Y Girl

My senior year of high school, I had the genius idea of taking AP Physics, AP Calculus, and AP Statistics, all at the same time.

I pushed myself so hard that year all because I wanted to earn college credits and therefore graduate from college in less than four years.

I did that.

I started working a full-time job at the age of 19 and earned my bachelor’s degree in two and a half years.

I figured that if I got my degree early and had some experience under my belt, I’d be ahead of the game career-wise and would be taking steps towards my journey up the quote-on-quote career ladder. If I did this, I would be a few steps closer to becoming the VP of some great company where my work would consume all of my energy every day.

That’s what success looked like most of my life.

I was…

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  1. I read this earlier and immediately thought of the discussion on one of your previous posts and how nicely their beautiful piece fit into it.

  2. Thanks for sharing! I think this is becoming the new work mantra of Gen Y.

    • I couldn’t agree more. And hopefully this will help pave the way to better balance for Gen Xers like me! 😉 Actually, I lose track of all the labels and am not sure which generation I fall in! Thanks so much for the comment. I love her blog and encourage you to dig around some more when you can. Thanks again!

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