Category: "Career"

Why I’m Proud to Be Unemployed

August 28, 2015 / 2 Comments / Career, Featured

I have watched enough episodes of “Project Runway” to know that playing it safe isn’t the best strategy for fulfillment or success, but safe is definitely the way I’ve played my cards in life. I saved my money, I got perfect grades, and I took every responsibility I could get my hands on. But these…

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Results Aren’t Everything

May 11, 2015 / 1 Comment / Career, Featured, Personal Growth

Common sense is a funny thing. You hear the same trite sayings for your entire life, and they never quite sink in until some situation smacks you around and uncovers the deeper wisdom. I can’t tell you how many times I rolled my eyes when someone wrote off a situation with some hand-me-down proverb. My personal…

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Give Your Career an Annual Checkup

April 3, 2015 / 4 Comments / Career, Featured

In healthy relationships, you don’t wait around for someone else to validate or complete you. Likewise, a healthy career can blossom once you accept that your employer is not solely responsible for your professional development. Cultivating your knowledge and talent is a DIY pursuit that you should take on yourself if you want to get…

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Banishing Blind Ambition

March 13, 2014 / No Comments / Career, Personal Growth

Ambition can be a distraction from joy if we let it rob us of our potential to appreciate the smaller moments, the tiny grains of sand that fill the hourglass of life as we live it each day. Under the influence of unchecked ambition, we set goals and ignore “the noise” to conquer larger boulders,…

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