As a freshly graduated engineer at IBM I struggled trying to find my way in the corporate and professional world. I lucked into a few Mad Men episodes one Saturday morning that blossomed into one of my best career moves: studying Don Draper. Despite all his character flaws, it is hard to deny his passion for delivering powerful messages. This one resonates particularly well with me:
When I feel my motivation failing and my creativity has dried up, a good Mad Men episode always perks me back up. Right back into the groove.
“Even though success is a reality, the effects are temporary. You get hungry even though you have just eaten…. You don’t want most of it, you want all of it. I won’t stop until you get all of it.”