"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free." Is your drive for more time on air, or likes, retweets, and followers holding you hostage from what could be?
We can never let our ambition make us so blind that we miss important opportunities. The media and entertainment industry is rapidly changing. We should be constantly surveying the landscape to make sure our skills are transferable to other industries and roles.
Answer this question: What are the top 2 trends in your industry, what is the impact to your role and how are you adapting? Broadcast News example, MMJ's are here to stay. If so, Photogs guess what's coming? ..... ANY supply chain finds value and rewards those adding value while slaying those that don't.
We must think about career development as both deep and wide. It's a balance. At some point, we all 'time out' and need a safety net in the form of a lucrative side hustle or the freedom to explore a rewarding alternate role, a second career chapter.
Here's an article about career transition aptly titled "Career Trouble. It Starts With A Ripple": https://lnkd.in/e23vTrs"