She says there are many logistics that could easily overwhelm anyone trying to plan so far in advance, especially when the future is so uncertain as it is now.
“You just imagine, ‘How would that work?’ … And ‘Could I manage a family?’ The reality is, it comes together over time,” Rief said. “If we try to make decisions today about things that are so far away, it’s not a good way.”
She adds, “you’re not the person you’ll be in 10 years. If you try to make decisions for the person you’ll be, even three years from now, you’re not gonna make the right decision. Live more in the moment.”
“I tell people, don’t over-plan your life,” Khosrowshahi said at the Economic Club in New York in December 2019. “I see people, young people, make wrong decisions all the time because they have a picture in terms of where their career’s gonna be.”
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