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Your Professional Epiphany

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Revengeofthenerds, Feb 27, 2015.

  1. Revengeofthenerds

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    ER Frequent Flyer Platinum Member

    Feb 26, 2011
    Everyone, at some point, gets that "ah ha!!!" moment. Whether it's getting a big break in a field you had been trying in for years, or if it's in a totally unexpected field you floundered upon and suddenly fell in love with.

    For me, at 18, I became a summer camp teacher at a private pre-school. Gas money, essentially; that was the idea. In my head I was gonna be a journalist (back before the 24 hr news cycle made them extinct) or maybe do the military thing after college. First week on the job, two autistic children took a liking to me and for some reason (insert jokes here) I worked really well with them. Over 10 years later and my first job ever is still my present employer.

    Focus: What was your professional epiphany? What made you decide to choose what you do, or what you want to do?

    Alt. Focus: If you aren't doing what you want to do right now, what is holding you back? How to you hope to achieve that quality of life? Ask for advice perhaps. We might be able to help.
  2. The Village Idiot

    The Village Idiot
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    Porn Worthy, Bitches

    Nov 23, 2009
    Where angels never dare
    My professional epiphany occurred as I was sitting at this very keyboard. I saw a vision, it was so clear, it brought tears to my eyes. In bold letters, across the sky, I saw the phrase that would change my life: