“An object in motion is easier to redirect than a stationary one.”

I’m sure I made up that quote sometime in my teens during one of my endless semesters of physics.

I’m sure I’m not the first person to have that thought.

I’m also sure it’s the end of the year.

That means many job-seekers are either tired of searching or hesitating or reluctant to get moving until the new year.

I just can’t have that, so I want to continue my little run of job-search-motivation to help with your momentum.

Today, I’m serving up an analogy from my life to help you get charged, maintain your focus, not worry about the future, and a bunch of other really cool messages I managed to stuff into 309 seconds.

For the rest of your life, remember…

When you’re doing something, focus on the shout.

When you’re reflecting, focus on the echo.

When you make a mistake, make it an error of commission not omission.

And, for the love of all that is holy, whenever you’re not sure, hit the damn send button and sort it out later.

It’s really the “sorting” you’re working for…



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Andrew LaCivita is a world-leading career and leadership coach and award-winning author of Interview Intervention and The Hiring Prophecies. Throughout his career, he has helped 350 companies and over 60,000 individuals across 100 countries realize their potential. He frequently serves as a trusted media resource for outlets such as ABC, Fox Business, and Business Insider. You can join him at the milewalk Academy and catch him weekly for free Live Office Hours on his YouTube Channel.