There is some good advice in this article:
Have you ever purchased a piece of furniture such as a desk, book shelf or TV stand? You know, the kind of furniture that comes in a very compact, very heavy box with a billion pieces, a 200-page instruction manual, and requires only a Phillips head screwdriver? Some assembly required reads the box. I’m laughing as I type this because I found myself in this very situation recently. I finished the assembly in what seemed like fifteen hours (it might have been…I blacked out for a bit) and may or may not have had a few extra screws when I was done.
Some assembly required. That got me thinking…
Those three words resonated with me as I thought about my career. In fact, the concept can be applied to anyone. Everyone’s career has some assembly required. We have to make the choice to build something, work towards a goal. (More)