THINGS I WISH MY KIDS WOULD ASK ME
Editor's Note: Barry Courter has a 24-year-old son who is a college graduate and a 19-year-old daughter who is a sophomore in college.
Q: Dad, How do you pick a job you will like for a long time?
A: Easy, the one that pays you the most. Actually, that's what a lot of people think, but they soon find money does not always make you happy. Not having it can almost always make you unhappy, however. In choosing, do a lot of research, look hard within yourself at what you really like to do and what your personality requires. The best advice, though, is to do something that you love doing.
-- Barry Courter
Barry Courter is staff reporter and columnist for the Times Free Press. He started his journalism career at the Chattanooga News-Free Press in 1987. He covers primarily entertainment and events for ChattanoogaNow, as well as feature stories for the Life section. Born in Lafayette, Ind., Barry has lived in Chattanooga since 1968. He graduated from Notre Dame High School and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a degree in broadcast journalism. He previously was ...