Why are you an engineer? Did you love math and science as a kid and simply follow your bliss? Or were you pushed into it by your guidance counselor even though your heart was somewhere else? Are you in HVAC because the thought of picking a fan gave you goose bumps, or did you take the first decent engineering job you were offered out of college?
We all have arrived at this particular waypoint via differing paths. And we will all take diverse routes to our next and final destinations on this journey we call a career. But it’s reasonable to suggest that there are a few touchstones we can all relate to for guidance as we find our way.