I got a job. This is now my strategy.
It’s a winning one, I know already.
I’ve been through some struggles on the professional front, especially during the so-called mid-career stage. A stellar start in my younger years (investment banking), then various business roles and some experiments, then entrepreneurship that didn’t work out. A “non-linear” career path is a valuable experience until it’s not. At some point, the nonlinearity becomes a liability. I wrote several stories about it.
Then there is a problem of me being picky. I can’t stop mentioning one particular short gig…