Have you ever wondered what makes people successful? Have you ever wondered what makes people wealthy? There are a lot of opinions on this, but one common theme. Successful people work for free.
This idea is made clear in the book, “Good To Great”, by Jim Collins and it is called the hedgehog concept. The metaphor is borrowed from the tale of the smart fox who was consistently outmaneuvered by the spiky hedgehog blows.
When looking for career advice, be aware that some “experts” don’t get it. They tout advice from 10 or more years ago, from another time and a different economy – espousing as essential, working for large mega-corporations.
There are some “real” career experts out there – those who give you advice relevant to today’s challenging economy. But it’s up to you to decide who is in which group, by engaging your Bulls#%t Meter.