Networking 101 – do’s! (2/3)

Do’s: 1 – Contact your closest family and friends directly. After being home with the kids and running a small business I was definitely out of office culture for a few years. Since I wanted to get back… Read More

Networking 101 – not just a buzzword (1/3)

As I have mentioned before, I have made a bit of a career out of working 7-8 months of the year and then taking the summers off. For almost 5 years now I have been able to snag… Read More

Open concept rebellion

A great essay on the mini-rebellions that occur in open-concept spaces: The isolation of modern offices left us with one option: cubicle rebellion. Last year I worked in an open-concept space and the first couple of weeks I… Read More

Don’t choose to be one thing when you grow up

This TED talk resonated with me. Like Emilie, I like way too many things and have way too many interests to “follow my passion,” because I don’t just have *one* passion. To be honest, the cultural movement towards… Read More

Is ‘finding your passion’ bunk?

What ‘do what you love’ is terrible advice I will be adding this to my reading list. At the very least it looks like a worthwhile and interesting read.

Online part-time jobs

This morning Get Rich Slowly had a great article about places you can go online to earn extra cash. While I am still more of a fan of the bricks-and-mortor part-time job, these could potentially earn you some… Read More

Back to life, back to reality

…and they’re off! It’s the start of a new school year or as a friend of mine likes to call it, “the real new year.” He’s right, I have always felt September was a month of new beginnings…. Read More

A great article on the fallacy of “living your passion”

Why ‘Do What You Love’ Is Pernicious Advice: If passion is a job requirement, says the writer Miya Tokumitsu, employees have little room to complain about mistreatment at work.

The tide is high and I’m moving on

I really should replace all my blog titles with song titles and/or quotes – especially ones from the 80s. I am sure most of them would be fitting! At any rate, it looks like I may be heading… Read More