I’m Drunk, I Love You will end up as the hugot movie of the year. It’s a fun, painful, and moving film that will remind you of young love. If you haven’t watched it yet, it’s a movie about two friends, Dio and Carson, who are about to graduate and the paths that they will take moving forward. While the story revolves around love, the theme of moving forward isn’t restricted to romance. The lessons can be just as applicable to your career as any other area of your life. But what lessons can we transfer from this love story to your job? Here are four below.
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The movie is peppered with songs that lend their tunes to the atmosphere. After all, the two main characters are musicians journeying to a music festival. The songs reflect their emotional whirlwind as they flit from highs and lows. One song early in the film, Lloydy, grabbed attention because it
Seven Years (a Slave)
The story begins with Carson (Maja Salvador) having suffered seven years of
Never let this be you.
Seven years struggling in a job position that isn’t getting any better just builds frustration. Just like Carson, it’s crucial to graduate from this situation by either taking the next step or by moving on. Continuing will result in unhappiness and missed opportunities. Always move forward in your career, especially if circumstances aren’t going well.
This could be the one
Jason Ty (Domini Roco) is Carson and Dio’s gay friend. He too is looking for love and
Career opportunities are like that. Not everything will come in the way that you envision. You could turn it
Dio moans that he isn’t a successful artist because he hasn’t been featured in Young Star. And he let this lack of recognition influence his choices. It can’t be ignored that recognition is important and working in obscurity is a burden but getting yourself featured in a paper isn’t everything. There will be many times in your chosen career that you will be overlooked so don’t make drastic choices just because of it. In fact, there are many ways to put yourself out there, such as building your personal brand through social media.
For young professionals, love and career are two very important aspects of people’s lives. Do your best to succeed in both.
What other lessons do you see in the movie? Comment below!