Wednesday, 5 August 2015

How To Know What To do In Life

Getting to know what to do in life, is what I've never thought could be a problem to anyone. But in recent times, one of the most common questions I get from readers is about what  do I think they can do with their lives. Some of those who contacted me became so frustrated because
they are still unable to define a proper routes for which they will direct the journey of their lives. 

I later got to know that most people ended up taking unrelated things in life as a career because, they were unable to quickly discover what to do in life at the right time. The reason why anyone would want to know what to do with his life is because he actually want to make the most out of life.

From a Reader
''Am 23years old from Niger Republic, Please can you kindly tell me how to determine what to do with my life? My parent insisted I must go to school and study Law but I hate it, I don't want to study law but I don't even have a single Idea of what to study or what to do with my life. Please advise me''.

Most times what makes it so difficult for young people to decide what to do with their lives is dearth of experience, little or no knowledge about their ability. If you are the type that is meant to decide the kind of life you want to live, then knowing your ability, hobby and strength  becomes necessary. 

When I was growing up, I had several goals, ranging from Professional, academic, business and achievement goals. I still found it difficult to achieve these goals, despite the fact that, I already had the complete clarity of what I wanted to do in life. I was able to go out and pursue my goal only because it was already clearly included in my plan, so I became unstoppable to any obstacle. Then I pursued my goals with all passion and never held back. That was why I was able to quit my job to pursue my passion.

Importance of Experience
I learned something new about  life and I discovered that the kind of experience you have matters in taking all any decision in life. So for you to be able to determine what to do with your life, you need to gain as much as possible experience. This will definitely influence your decision when you are to decide what to  lay your hand on as a career. 

Try to involve yourself  in many new things and the more new things you try, the greater the numbers of experiences you build up to help you out. Among these, you will surely learn some certain things about them, and you must have given interest to some above others. This will help you in making decision concerning yourself or to advice others.

Steps on how to choose what you want to do with your life
To determine your life purpose, you just have to start and stop wondering where to start from, there already many different options you've gotten as a result of little experience you were able to gather. Start by doing what you consider most interested and often make you forget to eat.
  1. Write out the list of all interested things to you
  2. Choose five most interested ones
  3. Rank those five in your order of interest
  4. Choose the number one followed by number two
  5. Then determine how you will get started with them
  6. Execute the easiest one among the two
  7. Keep the second option as reserve
 As simple as these steps, the most important thing that will help you to prioritize your interest is the level of your exposure and experience. This means no experience is a waste in life, so keep having experience...either good or bad.

I hope this helps?

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  1. At 23 and still don't know what you want? You better still around this blog to learn more..

  2. To those who do not know what they want should read this. Nice!

  3. Gloria you no nice ooo it's even better he discovered at 23.i kniw some people who are still wasting their life at age 40

  4. It's good to start early enough to know what you want in life before it's too late. Thanks for this post Uthman


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