Good planning. Hard work. Wide contacts. Strong determination. Never give up. And nothing is impossible.
A wake up call from a dear friend who wants to see all of his friends to be success. And knowing that there is someone who know that you have the talent, the passion and really believes in you and believes that you CAN do it much more than how much you believe in yourself (thanx Mir!), wouldn't you want to give yourself a good try?
Future is unpredictable. Very true. But at least you can plan to have a good one, put all your efforts and go for it. It might not be easy. There will be ups and downs. Tears and laughters. And who knows, you might just have a better future, even better than what you had had in your mind.
Be an EM by my early 30s? Dear God, pls give me strength to move on. Amiin~