Avoiding career congestion
You might end up going down a few dead ends - a riff on the Jim Dalling short cut.
I run into dead ends all the time.
Most people when dropping their children off travel the ‘normal way’.
They sit in traffic and wait their turn doing things the same way everyone else does.
Me? I go looking for a different version of easy street.
Sure, sitting in traffic is a pain for me. For others? They don’t have to think, get lost, or risk things taking longer. They know what they’re going to get from sitting.
I take what my wife calls “The Jim Dalling Short Cut”.
The key of the Jim Dalling short cut is to keep moving. When I know the area and the traffic patterns, I can frequently find ways to avoid congestion. Other times in less familiar places, I get lost in the hamster trails of suburbia.
Much of the time it’s more effiecient. And sometimes it takes a lot longer. Getting lost and losing time is the risk involved with going off the mainstream and exploring the back ro…
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