Some great points throughout this reading. Some things that gave me confidence, while some that made me shake in my boots a bit. That being said, the first page was what really stood out to me; the part about people we work for or will work for are not our teachers, therefore, they don't owe us anything and aren't obligated to teach us anything. Scary? Yes, but it's okay because the next part is quite profound, "...but it does mean that once you change your frame of reference from 'being taught' to 'learning', you will learn more in your first year at work than you did on the previous four years of college", (133). Wow! Another thing that it has helped remind and I say remind because I know this, most designers know this, but it is still good to be reminded. Get to know yourself, and be honest with what you know and what you don't know. This has also made it very apparent that we can't get comfortable in our professions. Programs, systems, technology is always changing. Though as stressful as it may seem at the moment, I know that that is one of the things that I love about design. It is truly a living breathing thing, that is ways growing, changing, and on the move. Ready to take me on the ride, I hope. Sometimes I just wish we would get actual signs that would direct us to the path we should take. But then how would we learn without making mistakes...?