I think about the money I need to earn to make x, y, and z happen. I think about the opportunities I have already committed to. I think about what other things I might want to invest in. I think about what I might have to let go of to actually feel fulfilled on the things that truly matter.
p.s. On Tuesday I spoke to my advisor about future opportunities, and she reminded me to keep my eye on the prize: to spend my energy and time in things that will further my career. Here’s to keeping your eye on the prize!