At some point in their careeer, everyone would love the a do-over--a second chance to say what they meant or act with the wisdom they acquire later.
We asked the question: If you had the opportunity to change a decision you’ve made in professional career, what would you change and why?
I would have started sooner! Although, I was the youngest I could be--legally, that is.
I also wish I would have known that there were more possibilities than what were presented to me. My mother was very traditional and wanted me to be a doctor, engineer or lawyer. Though all great fields, they weren't for me. I really wish there was a pre-cosmetology class during high school.
A recent survey asked a pool of 80 year old men and women what advice they would have told their younger selves and most answered the same thing: Be in a career that you love! When you know what you love, have the courage to go after it. Once you find what you love to do, work isn't a bad four letter word.
---Kim Vō, salon owner, Kim Vō at the Montage Beverly Hills, at the Montage Laguna Beach, at the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas and in Park City, UT.
Originally posted on Modern Salon