Career choices are hard to make even if the pressure is already there as a child when everybody's favorite question is “What do you want to be when you grow up?”
As I child I always had an answer. It was clear, as most of the things I wanted to be were
Sleepovers and ballet classes; who needs more than that?
Ballet was something I always did. From as far back as I can remember, I danced ballet. It was never something I thought of doing professionally, though. It was just something I did because I liked it. I’d go to school, play
2 years ago, I handed in my resignation, left corporate life and was ready to conquer the world. And I did conquer. I used up my savings to follow my gut instinct; I dared to change, I dared to fail, and I also dared to succeed. I lifted myself out
You become what your learn
‘Show no pain’. This was the first lesson I learnt as a 9-year-old aspiring ballerina. This sentence predestinates your life. Forever. You learn that you have to perform no matter what; that if you don’t perform, you fail. You learn that nobody is interested in your
“What would you like to be when you grow up?” – remember how adults were asking you all the time? Seems like the question which career to pursue bothers human beings from the moment they come into the world. And the younger you were the more precise your reply was.