The change of seasons is a good time to reflect, clean out the closet and update your address book. As the upcoming season changes, turning back the clock, I am giving myself a deadline and a reality check. Biking America, climbing Mt. Everest or competing in an ironman didn’t become a reality until I said it out loud.
I can no longer continue to be optimistic and idealistic forever. If I am unable to find a job that matches my interests and values by the end of March, I am willingly to accept defeat.
Failure is never bad. I tried. As much as I want to find my life’s work, and the work I am most passionate about, I need to move on and cannot wait forever. End of March is the new self imposed deadline.