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Are you doing what you wanted to do?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by jaymi, May 26, 2021.

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    I think (and I may be wrong too) that most people who use these forums are in some way involved in internet related fields, such as web development, programming, marketing ,etc.
    SEMrush
    I wonder, is this what you always wanted to do, is this the dream?

    For me it was a sort of doorway to the dream, it was a step in the right direction, but not the actual dream.
     
    jaymi, May 26, 2021 IP
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    sarahk iTamer Staff

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    It wasn't the dream because the internet hadn't been invented and IT was still very misunderstood. I wish I'd known before I started my business degree. I wasted a lot of time working out that being a geek isn't so bad.
     
    sarahk, May 26, 2021 IP
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    Being a geek isn't bad at all!
     
    jaymi, May 26, 2021 IP
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    DP is more of a hobby/area of interest for me. However, my career did not follow the original plan other than I wanted to make as much money as I could. Multiple paths would open up simultaneously and I would have to choose one. Opportunities arose and some I seized and some I didn't. Did I make the best choices? Will never know, but it generally has been a good ride. Probably could have been better... :)
     
    jrbiz, May 27, 2021 IP
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    Well in your particular case there are negatives as well as positives. On the positive side you built a tinfoil hat empire that spans the world. On the negative side with all of your wealth, fame, and influence, you can't even get your *Like* button fixed.

    There is a cruel irony to it all. :(
     
    Spoiltdiva, May 27, 2021 IP
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    Well, I kind of fell into an opportunity..a great strategic tool indeed. I had not planned to do this. But it's exciting..
    Thanks interesting question..
     
    John Chibvuri, May 29, 2021 IP
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    It wasn't a dream definitely, but it becomes a really nice direction for me, so I enjoy it a lot
     
    Leadnetwork, Jun 2, 2021 IP
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    i can say yes , i am doing what i want . coming to make my dreams come true .
     
    Chiara Light, Jun 6, 2021 IP
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    qwikad.com Illustrious Member Affiliate Manager

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    No. I always wanted to be a rock musician. THAT would definitely make me a lot of money. Who is with me?
     
    qwikad.com, Jun 6, 2021 IP
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    Rock musician would be good. Myself, I want to be a professional Lottery winner.
     
    jrbiz, Jun 6, 2021 IP
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    For me, it's more of a hobby. My dream is completely different things. I hope someday I will fulfill them
     
    charlesh96, Sep 2, 2021 IP
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    At least for me, it is a situation that changes according to the events that are happening at that moment.
     
    digital_partners, Sep 12, 2021 at 11:27 PM IP
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    I went into university thinking Computer Science was something that I was meant to do, as I enjoy working/playing with computers and games.

    But halfway through my degree, I realized that I don't actually enjoy Computer Science.

    In my spare time, I would write story ideas in my notepad, I also used a lot of video editing software for the horror-themed videos that I made, I also did some songwriting. My genres consisted of Rap with the exception of one pop track and one Bollywood track too.
    So I kept using my spare time for my hobbies and finished my degree. Shortly after my ceremony, I found myself in the educational sector.
    Only God knows my destiny and I'll choose to tread gently
     
    Brackwom, Sep 13, 2021 at 5:58 AM IP
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    in general yes , but it might be something normal , if you will really do what you want with time you will start have problems with health ,low,family and friends , job etc...
     
    Peter Reinhard, Sep 14, 2021 at 1:24 AM IP
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    I think the OP was meaning are you in the career that you wanted when you are younger.

    Take @Brackwom who thought a computer science career would suit but discovered the reality isn't right and has moved to another career path.
     
    sarahk, Sep 14, 2021 at 1:37 AM IP
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    when you consider having more than 1 dream to fulfill in your life, than the whole internet thing would be just one of them for me :)
     
    Lorene, Sep 14, 2021 at 11:33 PM IP