This is a post is packed with my advice on when to take advice (and when not to). Advice blinders will save you energy and help you avoid "shiny object" syndrome.
Spending time reaching out to people I didn't know via email was the most productive thing I did all year. This post breaks down why.
Business cards? Check. Nice blazer? Check. Memorized elevator pitch? Check. Genuine interest in going to a networking event other than trying to find a job? NOPE. Networking is important. Relationships can and will propel you forward in your career when the time comes. But networking events suck. You dress up and force yourself to “work the … Continue reading Never Drag Yourself To A Networking Event Again: 6 Quick Tips For Casually Creating Real Connections
Being happy at your job should be a priority.
No one is going to die because you didn't answer an email right away.
More often than not, we stand in our own way when it comes to getting what we want in life. It’s important to remember that when building the life we want, we have to leave some habits among other things behind. Trimming the fat, letting go, making sacrifices- call it what you want. At the … Continue reading 7 Things I Quit To Start Living The Life I Wanted
Everyone has their tricks for productivity, but like any new habit you're trying to form, sometimes it just doesn't stick. Creating a reliable productivity system that keeps you motivated is easy, but it gets old. Eventually, you drop it and try yet another system. Some people swear by writing in planners. I've never been a … Continue reading Here’s How To Crush A To-do List
There's no limit to happiness. Even during those special moments where you think, "This is the happiest moment of my life," you're going to feel more satisfied at some point. Most people experience those moments once in awhile. Maybe it's a life milestone, like graduating college or getting engaged. Maybe it comes out of left … Continue reading Doing This One Thing Will Make You Happier In Seconds