Give Up Your Dreams
I once spoke to a group of high school seniors and gave them some advice they probably didn’t expect. I told them that they, at age 18, were at a time of life when they were probably getting a lot of advice that went something like this:
Follow your heart.
Sacrifice everything for your dreams.
Never, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever give up.
I told them that since they were already getting the advice for age 18, I was going to skip that step and tell them what advice I’d give them for ages 28 and 38.
The advice would be this: Give up your dreams.
Yes, I acknowledged that my counsel was a little unusual for high …