How about, oh, finding your spouse, soul-mate, life-partner, whatever you want to call it.
I've been around a long time and I've known a lot of people.
Now, let's talk about climbing the corporate ladder. Not that I'm down on people, but let's face it, we don't always get along so well, do we? And if you're a reasonably driven individual, there's a lot of uncertainty over which path to take.
I mean, the average workplace is a veritable Petri dish of conflict and dysfunctional behavior. Do you put up with an a-hole boss and wait for him to self-destruct, or strike out for greener pastures elsewhere?
After all, you learn through experience and there really is no yin without the yang, right?