Priorities: All tasks are directed at meeting that goal.
Take Note Any Obstacles: Best to view your new job as task leader towards project completion. Set priorities see the practical use of your efforts and acknowledge success
Making the selection: You hear of an opportunity from a colleague or a friend, and it offers the best opportunity for work quickly. The real reason is you have bills piling up and you have current expenses that require you bring in additional income. This prevents you from spending the savings you have accrued in the past.
After taking a deep breath, I thought about my talks with Allison. Again it was an exercise and I patiently attempted to re-frame my attitude. Attitude they say is the deciding factor which creates success. Maybe just one of may factors. At the same time a friend who I realized later was one of the best friends I could ever have, gave me a book. It was just because he cared, he surprised me but he had a helpful nature. The book "I don't know what I want but I know it is not this" was written by Julie Jansen. Julie Jansen has written a step by step guide to finding gratifying work.
What I did discover was working through both books, required grit and commitment. The time was more than I wanted to commit to my professional development. Made me ask a question, what were the results of my efforts?