It's not that no one cares, its a matter of working through the process of being discovered. I need to be like the North Vietnamese (all politics aside). Because I believe I'm building something special here, I really do. You just got to keep it macro, a marathon in other words.
That last summer as a college boy, I worked as an accounting intern. I was working a day job and living on my own. I was set. But I failed to leave room for adjustment.
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When I was 11, I always stared at my feet. I was looking for that $20 bill my mom picked up but I missed. I've since learned that lightning don't strike twice.
We grew up in school playing on a level playing field. Like so many things though, school rules don't apply in the real world. It takes more then being the best to get to the top.
All my teachers were gone, now it was up to me to impersonate them & reign in defiant youths. Big boots to fill for an introverted accountant that's always been told he needs to, "come out of his shell." I felt insecure & inadequate.
Work, school, work, school. I got blown off by my professor as being nothing special because I wasn't. I was in a premature rat race where I put in 100% of my efforts towards meeting obligations and 0% towards going after dreams.