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  • Mary Foley

[7 Critical Mindset Shifts] Fail Fast, Learn + Move On

What’s your mindset as you figure out what you really want and what really works in this brave new world?

My answer takes me back to being 23 years old. I was a new engineering school graduate with no clue what I wanted to do next or how.

There was only one thing I knew for sure: I didn’t want to be an engineer!

What I desperately wanted was to fast-forward my life two years ahead. Surely by that time I would have figured out my career direction and how life worked.

But there was no fast-forward. Only one step at a time - searching out options, trying some out, making mistakes, and deciding which ones best fit me.