Building Confidence in Your Career
"When you are young, you think there is one path to get to where you want to go in life, what you really have to realize is that there is no path. There are, however many opportunities that you can find along the way."
When You Are Young, You think there’s a path you think there’s a way to get from “A” to “B” to “C” and if you just knew that path, you could do what you wanted to, and in fact- there is no path. Its especially true in something like writing or entertainment or the arts, but it’s also true in anything. It used to be that someone would get a job a GM and stay at GM and have a working life and have a retirement and have life go to something they imagined before hand. But even in American Business it isn’t that way. There isn’t longevity in the companies, there isn’t the job security people assume, there isn’t loyalty to the workers that they once assumed. I think, and its always been true, but in this world particularly, people have to be open to plan B, people have to be alert to possibilities, people have to be open to new ideas of who they might be and how to go about it and its very hard to plan. I know that you can proceed with out a plan but if you’re rigidly adhering to that plan you may be missing other opportunities along the way.
About Andrew Bergman:
Andrew is an accomplished writer with extensive experience in the field of media/entertainment. He launched his career as a freelance writer as well as translating books. He then had the opportunity to create and write many segments for Good Morning America and a variety of other ABC Network programs until the late 80's, when he left to left to try his pen at screen plays. Andrew enjoys swimming and lives in Southern California with his two dogs.