Most people wouldn’t feel sorry for Rick. He’s made a lot of money in business. But he was hurting. I can’t stand going to work. I feel trapped.
My life work has essentially been helping people attain their goals. When I started my first education venture, the focus was on helping young people do well in school and get into college. But the real goal was to help them ensure that they had happy lives. Similarly, when I started Career Counseling Connecticut, the focus has been to help people find careers but as I now defined the goal as twofold: finding happiness and success. Happiness is key. The unhappy success is a cliche.
Why be unhappy?