Which career is best for me? Where should I live? Without a doubt, making big decisions is difficult – not to mention extremely stressful. You are trying to weigh the alternatives but in the end can’t decide which is the best choice to make and you end up going for the easiest one or the least risky option that may not even be the best one for you.
The fear of the unknown and the fear of failure can actually hold you from exploiting your full potential. Difficult decisions are not easily made because you think of them as difficult. In reality, they are not. In this video, philosopher Ruth Chang explains how people tend to perceive hard decisions and what influences them to make one.
With a reference to her experiences, Chang helps you understand the philosophy behind hard choices and offers some great tips on how to make difficult career decisions. In a way, she supports the idea that you shouldn’t think of your choices as big choices, since this makes it more difficult and puts additional pressure on you. Understanding hard choices is essentially the key to making sure you are making the right choice.
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Check out this video to listen to what Chang has to say about making difficult career decisions, and to get valuable advice that will literally change your life!