In many if not most cases it's not even about whether or not you're going to work = you have to bring something to the table to make ends meet. But when it comes to pursuing a career - I mean really putting a great deal of evergy into climbing right to the top we often have to rule family out or let our family go to neglect. So what is more important to you: family or career? Scnario 1 You are 50 years old and tears are running down your cheeks as you watch your fourth child graduate from graduate school. suddenly you feel empty. Noone notices when your tears of joy turn into tears of regret as you think of all the dreams and potential you sacrificed. Scenario 2 Your at the airport on your way to a multimillion dollar corporate project when the news announcer reports a nearby tornado that leaves the plane grounded until the danger is past. You follow the crowd to the phone bank to call loved ones to let them know you're okay. You pick up the phone and then realize you have no one to call. Which of these would be harder for you to deal with?