Why do people quit their jobs at dream companies like Facebook or Google?

Everyone’s circumstances are so different, that most external advice ends up as contradictory and cliché mantras : ‘you’re never too old to learn’ but ‘you can’t teach an old dog new tricks’, its ‘better to be safe than sorry’ but ‘nothing ventured, nothing gained’ or my grandparents favourite ‘if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again’… but ‘don’t beat your head against a stone wall’.

I think that those in subjectively enviable positions could better benefit others simply by telling their story, as opposed to instructing using simple blanket statements like ‘just follow your passion / do what you love’. If I made it my livelihood to live at Coachella I probably wouldn’t love it any more. We all fundamentally want the same things and most people are not better than others for having got there first. With the exception of some mad geniuses like Bill Gates perhaps.

Having said that:

Are you living the big lie?

‘Your time is limited – don’t waste it living someone else’s life’. 

Read The Article Here: Why do people quit their jobs at dream companies like Facebook or Google? – Fortune

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