Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?

147: Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years? [Podcast]

by | Oct 22, 2019 | 0 comments

“Where do you see yourself in five years?” is one of the most frequently asked questions in an interview. Yet, I often wonder if your answer matters much. After all, many interviewers are just following a script.

But forget the interview and think about it for yourself. Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years? If you do not know – think about it.

Why is this important to what you do today?

Lea and I have been struggling with this question lately because there is a part of us that thinks we can just coast. Why do we have to work at anything? We are done.

But recently we have been convicted of how wrong this thinking is.

 Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years? (Show Notes)

  1. You need a direction
    • Having a goal creates energy and enthusiasm.
    • Without a goal, you get lazy and depressed.
    • Story of those who have sold out to retire. 
  2. Today’s decisions impact tomorrow’s outcome
    • Consider these paths:
      • Want to be in a new job?
      • Want to be in a new city?
      • Want to be earning more money?
      • Want to retire?
        • When we serve – we are happier.
        • You are not finished with the race – finish well (2 Tim 4:7).
    • Decisions today can impact the future tomorrow. 
  3. Your Five Year Goals might be closer than you think
    • From AT&T to Disney.
    • The Ph.D. story.
  4. Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?

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