Keeping options open is important for everyone, it’s especially important if you want to make a difference, because the most effective career opportunities are likely to change in the future. Indeed, we think it’s usually more important to keep your options open to make an immediate impact.
Many people think that ‘keeping your options open’ means being non-committal and avoiding tough decisions. We disagree. The best way to keep your options open is to commit to building flexible abilities and resources, such as transferable skills, money and a public platform.
For more, see our new page on the topic.