Inspiration: How To Turn Your Current Job Into Your Dream Job I came across this Fast Company article over a month ago at a time when I was feeling swamped at my 9-to-5 and with my side projects, but the overall message stayed with me. Reason being: this is the best attitude to have about… Continue reading The myth of the dream job
One of the downsides of working as a journalist was that my job title came to define my sense of self. I worked long hours for an embarrassingly low hourly wage (which I've detailed elsewhere) with minimal guidance from leadership at a truly awful company with others who were equally if not more burned out.… Continue reading Our jobs = our identities? It’s your call.
Fast Company has a tremendous amount of great insight on careers and professionalism. Because I’m a sucker for any advice with the phrase "under 30" in the headline, this piece--10 Career Lessons You Should Learn By Your 30s--is a real winner in my book. The entire piece is worth a read, but the list includes… Continue reading Mistakes I made at work–and how I learned from them
When’s the last time you wrote in a journal? Middle school? During a college-level writing course? Ever? Before I started what I’m calling a work journal, I wasn’t a consistent journal writer: I’d find myself unable to make it a habit and thus procrastinate. Writing, somehow and someway every day has tremendous benefits for both… Continue reading Work Journals: Why and How