5 Tough Decisions — David Brown

Some of the most important decisions we make in our lives are made when faced with a fork in the road and don’t know which path to choose.

The thing to understand about decisions is that when we make them at crossroads in our lives, they tend to be exclusive. If we take Job offer A, we cannot accept Job offer B. The consequences of the decision will have a lasting impact on our future. The best way to make a crossroads decision is with careful preparation and anticipation.

1# The Career Decision

So, how do you make the right decision? It’s essential to take into account risk factors like changing careers. You don’t want to end up doing something that you hate — it will be far too easy to fall into depression and desperation for income. Don’t let money be your primary motivation for choosing a job; try not to expect to make lots of money as soon as possible. There are people who do work they love, and they don’t get paid much at all, but they’re happy with what they do.

How can we know if we made the right choice? How can we recognize when a particular job is a good fit for us long-term? What makes most career choices difficult is that there’s no simple or easy answer to that question.

The one thing you should do when deciding on a job is to anticipate your future in it. Ask yourself if you could see yourself doing this job every day for at least five years, ten years? How long can you really see yourself working in this particular field? Only choose a career path where the answer is positive.

2# Going back to School or Getting an Advanced Degree

There are many positives to going back to school. For one, you will be able to gain more knowledge in the field you have chosen. Additionally, you will be able to learn new skills that can help you in your career. You may also be able to network with other professionals in your field and get advice on how to move forward in your career. Going back to school can also help you stay current in your area and keep up with changes in the industry.

Making the decision to go back to school can be a difficult one. It’s essential to weigh all of the pros and cons before making a final decision. Here are a few things to consider when making your decision:

  • -How will going back to school help you achieve your goals?
  • -Can you afford to return to school?
  • -Do you have the time to devote to studying?
  • -Will you be able to find a job once you graduate?
  • -Is the program you’re interested in reputable and accredited?
  • -What are the living expenses like in the city where the school is located?

These are just some of the things you need to think about when making your decision. It’s not an easy one to make, but it’s an important one nonetheless.

3# Moving to Another City/Country

Making the decision to move to a new city can be daunting. You need to consider all of the pros and cons before making a final decision. Here are a few things to think about:

  • -How will moving to a new city help you achieve your goals?
  • -Can you afford to move?
  • -Is the city you’re interested in reputable and accredited?
  • -What are the living expenses like in the city?

4# Marriage/Having Children

The biggest thing you can do here is to communicate. Know what you want in life and be prepared to talk about that openly with people that you date either early in the relationship or long-term.

5# Leaving A Long Term Relationship

Originally published at http://davidbrownonline.com on May 23, 2022.

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David Brown

Husband | 2x Dad 👶🏻 | Director for Frontline Freedom | MBA-Organizational Management | Outdoor Enthusiast | Trying to earn my father of the year mug.