In a society of narrowed attention span, multitasking is the name of the game. Burdened by existing clichés in the form of a work-life balance, or lack of it thereof, we routinely underestimate how the constant change is affecting us. And albeit this grows habitually on society, it affects sanity and messes up with the individual.
Unlike the majority of my e-business peers, I haven’t been that often in the project creation stage. I shifted between enough projects though, to know for a fact that it is mythologized enough in order to scare away enthusiasts lacking the practice.
When we say ‘the 1%’ and don’t add more words to provide context, a cluster of images rushes through at a rapid clip. What our mind’s eye sees is a subjective definition of success. Usually, that’s what we associate the 1% with, success.
A friend of mine, let’s call him Jack, has an interesting relationship with reality. Jack, you see, believes in a care-free policy with regards to future expectations. Being young and not having yet entered more demanding roles in his life, no doubt, makes this to affect his current situation only by a razor.
Take a moment to reflect on contemporary society and you are likely to be amazed by almost every aspect of it. Myself though, what amazes me the most, is the number of opportunities available at practically every turn. In addition, I’d like to think that we live in a society that is growing heavy with opportunities of any kind. Opportunities, like never before, to develop professionally, financially, become a self-actualized individual.