In the 2014 Dartmouth commencement speech, Shonda Rhimes, creator of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal, gives the most honest and useful advice I’ve ever heard about personal success. To give you a glimpse here is my favorite bit:
“Maybe you know exactly what it is you dream of being, or maybe you’re paralyzed because you have no idea what your passion is. The truth is, it doesn’t matter….You just have to keep doing something, seizing the next opportunity, staying open to trying something new. It doesn’t have to fit your vision of the perfect job or the perfect life.
So you think, “I wish I could travel.” Great. Sell your crappy car, buy a ticket to Bangkok, and go. Right now. I’m serious. You want to be a … [ Read More ]