How to tell what might be the next thing? What to do next? What is the "sensing machine"? Does such a thing even exist? In business, and as persons, we are getting a lot of signals. Those signals can help us "sense" what is the next THING and how to attack it.
I grew up trying to imagine how it is to have a computer. I wrote my first code on the back cover of Atari Basic book (believe it or not :) ) Call me a dreamer, but for that reason, not a new Azure or AWS announcements, but this little computer made me smile!
People are terrible at picking the right battles. Are you sure you are picking the battles which are worth it? Is the risk worth the worst case outcome? It will help you in your career and life if you learn and decide where your battles are.
Hustle or not! Very often, when someone says "do not," the voice is raised - "Easy to say so when you have a career. What was your approach when you were young?" I think it is wrong to question to ask. It is about the different goals at different stages, with other possible impacts and payoffs.
You are on a roll. You develop your career, change jobs, and responsibilities. Few years pass, and something does not click. You need to change. The big question is: what is the change and which direction should you choose? Are you choosing a job or a lifestyle?