Do you ever play video games? Yeah, me neither.
I’ve never really been good at them, but when I have played them, it’s been a nice distraction. The best part is when I get to play with my brothers during the holidays. I don’t own any video game consoles, so I always rely on my brothers to bring one to our parents’ when we get together. (The last one I personally owned was an Xbox 360. I know, super long ago.)
Growing up—and now, whenever I do play a video game—my default has always been to choose the “well-rounded” (aka balanced) character. But I always end up getting frustrated because the character is a Jack of all trades, master of none, so there aren’t really any major weaknesses or strengths.
During my education and through the early part of my career, I had always thought being “well-rounded” was a good thing. You could be good at a lot of things, which sounds like a positive, but I quickly grew frustrated, just like I did playing video games.
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