When I was fresh out of college, supervising a dozen or so telephone company technicians, I held a weekly meeting. Why? Someone told me to do it, so I did it.
Santa, make it stop! My inbox, which has exploded exponentially every day since Thanksgiving rolled over into the Season of Shopping, has sent me on the fast track to crazy town.
Career decisions need to start not with risks, but creating a prioritized list of "happiness criteria," or aspects that will critically determine your long-term satisfaction.