Making It Up As We Go - Coggle Diagram
Making It Up As We Go
Limited conversation surrounding second shots
Failing / making a mistake then finding your path as a result or through that
Why do we have to stick to one thing?
Passion projects / career changes
Why limit yourself to a singular job, hobby, experience, when you could be malleable?
Making peace with getting it wrong
Elizabeth Day: "It's more real to fuck up"
Discussing, accepting & celebrating messiness
Podcast idea to contribute to the conversation: interviews with dif people all about their mistakes, and 'unusual' journey they've been on to reach the path they walk along today
Celebrating and vocalising 'unconventional' journeys to success
What is success though?
Money? Happiness? Comfortability? Conformity? Commercialism?
Can success truly be quantified?
Link to the ethical theory of Utilitarianism and its pleasure & quantification complex
Not knowing what you want to do in the future / what path you want to pursue
Premature adulting? - Social Conditioning
Damaging and restrictive - stops people from exploring all their options or letting things take their natural, inevitably messy course.
Persistent societal pressure and expectation to know
Possible failure in the educational system's negligence of the arts and other vocational subjects
Personal link: career fair at my secondary school involved only one creative job - news reporter
The school prioritised STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects
This was pushed and encouraged even further with a motivation (whether it right or wrong) of feminism what with it being an all girls school
How to strike a balance?
Bluffing / Guessing / Adulting