Opportunities came in various ways. Some opportunities were likely not the result of my own merits but chance and privilege. Other opportunities came as a result of networking, relationship building, and saying “yes” when opportunities presented themselves. You might say that seizing an opportunity begets more opportunities, and eventually, you have to say “no” or at least “not now” to keep balance.
That’s where intentionality and motives become apparent. For instance, it has been helpful for me to intentionally plan, set goals, and then prioritize commitments that align with those goals….