In this podcast I discuss the false promises of self-development and growth inherent in traditional careers, touted by HR departments and society at large.
- Technical skills don’t necessarily equate to growth, and rarely translate to personal life skills
- Most time in most jobs is not spent in “stretching”, growth-inducing situations, rather already built skills are mined
- The lifelong impact of an early building of self-knowledge and psychological health
- You might not want to build “people skills” – learning to adapt to difficult people vs. learning to find/earn better people
- The traps of a high income, when preceding frugality and self-healing skills
- The often overlooked risks of being an employee, especially a highly specialized one
- A traditional career might still be the right choice