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"When my fifteen minutes of fame come, I want to make sure I capitalize on them."
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Once upon a time vs. today
Tags:parent, parents, parenting, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, dad, dads, father, fathers, child, children, career goal, career goals, career aspirations, future career, future careers, teacher, teachers, teaching, public education, education system, poor pay, poor conditions, bad job, bad jobs, terrible job, terrible jobs
"I'm only a finger-pointer now, but someday I'll be a whistle-blower."
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"Doing political ads would combine my love of writing with my gift for character assassination."
"When I grow up, I want to be a brilliant TV recapper."
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"So, where do you see yourself in ten minutes?"
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"When I grow up, I want to work with the affluent."
Tags:aspiration, aspirations, aspire, aspires, aspiring, rich, riches, charity, charities, charitable program, charitable programs, affluent, affluence, upper class, upper classes, status, corporate ladder, corporate ladders, grow up, grows up, growing up, ideal job, ideal jobs, career goal, career goals, career, careers, goal, goals, greed, greedy, motivation, motivations, money-driven, money grubbing, money grubber, money grubbers
"Actually, I'm hoping what I'm going to be when I grow up hasn't been invented yet."
Tags:goal, goals, career goal, career goals, career, careers, careerism, indecisive, indecisiveness, invent, invention, inventions, future, job, jobs, grow up, grows up, growing up, adulthood, teen, teens, teenager, adolescent, adolescence, dream, dreams, dream job, dream jobs, indecisive, indecisiveness
"I'm highly respected in my field, should I choose to pursue it."
Tags:highly respected, success, success, achievement, achievements, lazy, laziness, layabout, layabouts, unemployed, unemployment, highly respected, career, careers, career choice, career choices, career goal, career goals, high achiever, high achievers, under achiever, under achievers, life choice, life choices
"Eat your borscht. Don't you want to be President of the Soviet Union when you grow up?"
Tags:politics, government, governments, president, presidents, soviet union, soviet russia, russia, russian, russians, russian president, borscht, soup, soups, dinner, dinnertime, meal, meals, mealtime, mealtimes, finishing, eating, food, kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mother, mothers, motherhood, mom, moms, mum, mums, family, families, dream, dreams, goal, goals, aim, ambition, ambitions, growing up, raising kids, raising children, career goal, career goals, dream job, dream jobs, health, fitness, healthy, future, job, jobs, career, careers, cliche, cliches
"There he goes – my great white whale."
"So where do you see yourself fitting into late stage capitalism?"
"The goal isn't the exit – it's the corner office."
One day, he hoped to hit the big time.
"It worries me that he just wants to be vice president when he grows up."
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"I still plan to be a cowboy when I grow up. If I'm going to service my share of the national debt, I might as well have fun doing it."
"What do you want to be when you reenter the workforce?"
"Honey, he's our son. Now go and get some change."
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"Intrapreneuring chief- how about a glass on the house?"
Tags:lemonade stand, lemonade stands, entrepreneur, entrepreneur, entrepreneurial, on the house, career goal, career goals, suck up, suck ups, flatter, flattery, flattering, executives, executive, business executives, business executive, manager, managers, boss, bosses, business manager, business managers, intrapreneur, intrapreneurs, intrapreneuring, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
'You've certainly got some unique career goals: to break into the computer systems of the Department of Defense, the CIA, and Bank of America.'
"My career goal is not to work."
"I wanted to be a producer, actor or comedian but unfortunately I respect women."
Tags:career aspiration, career aspirations, career goal, career goals, shattered dreams, producer, producers, actor, actors, comedian, comedians, entertainment, entertainment industry, tv, television, showbiz, show business, misogynist, misogynists, misogyny, sexist, sexists, sexism in the entertainment industry, misogyny in the entertainment industry, respect women, respecting women
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"It's an entry-level position, but I was assured it would just be for a few years."
Tags:offices, office job, office jobs, office work, office worker, office workers, desk job, desk jobs, intern, interns, internship, internships, shepherd, shepherds, sheep, career ladder, the career ladder, career goal, career goals, rat race, the rat race, young hopeful, young hopefuls, starting out, entry level, entry-level, farmer, farmers
"Where did you see yourself five years ago?"