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Office Hours


Nov 28, 2017

On this week's episode of Office Hours, TK and Isaac explore why young people often dismiss and fail to do things they think are easy, and then answer questions about making sales at work and when is the right time to leave a day job to pursue a passion.

Questions:
- I work in retail electronics. Everyone in my position has a sales quota, and my sales are terrible. What can I do?
- I work in marketing at an SEO agency, but my goal is to be a public intellectual. I’ve been at my job for almost 3 years, but it is not what I’m passionate about. How do I know when I should pursue my passion?

Topics Discussed:
- Saying it’s easy raises expectations
- The challenge of completing something you have the skill to do
- Measuring value from difficulty
- Your boss/manager always wants you to succeed
- Modeling other peoples success
- Feeling dissatisfied with your current work, vs. feeling excited about new opportunities
- The value of seemingly
- If you want to get paid to do something, you’ve got to do things like your getting paid, before your getting paid to do them.