It is interesting how a topic, like oh, let's say The Future, can hold so many different meanings to so many different people.
One person's vision of the future can be as clear as crystal, while their neighbor could have no thought processed at all about tomorrow, much less the next 5, 10 or even 30 years.
In my case I have made my living over the last several years not only reading, learning, understanding and applying the future to my career, but also to my life and the lives of others. I have firmly planted myself into the thick of the digital media transition and pride myself on how well I understand the direction in which the communications industry (mass media, segmented media, email, IM, mobile, WIFI, direct delivery systems, etc.) is going.
One thing that I have learned and think is incredibly ironic, is that as well as I understand and know the direction of this industry, I seem to have somehow lost track or become a bit less certain of my own future.
To quote Curly from City Slickers...find the one thing. When you have your sights on that, everything else will fall into place. It does take time and sacrifice, but it makes everything very clear.
Thanks Bill. I agree with your comment.
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