We all know the feeling: having big ambitions but quickly falling prey to the busy person's dilemma: no time. Well, consider this crazy busy nut cracked.
Obsession pays: after 1,460 days, 500 Uber Eats deliveries, 160+ applications, ~63 rejection letters, and 4 offers, I signed a piece of paper that would set in motion my first full-time role in 4 years.
The job market tells us to be a "master of one" but isn't this actually ill-chosen for the long run? Think about it; there are so many factors outside of your control: bull markets, increasing job market competition, advances in technology, automation, natural catastrophes, that it's safe to say it's too much of a wager … Continue reading A 4-Step Roadmap To Becoming A “Master of Many”
What if I told you it's easy to start a company? Would you believe me? And what if I took it a step further and said you could start a branded and incorporated tech company, for just $500? You'd probably call me bananas. But it's true. Before the Internet, starting a company was a $100,000 … Continue reading Are you bananas? Retire the 9-5 & Hustle
Remember stock business photography of people in suits smiling, pointing at a desktop computer, all gazing intently at something important? Or people sitting around, gripping note pads & #2's during a business meeting, where you imagined them throwing around business jargon like "bandwidth," "business processes," "PM'ing," or " ROI?" For Millennials, this was the picture painted for … Continue reading How Hoodies & Flip Flops Became The New Blue Collars & Rockports
"'Well, I don't know about you guys, but I don't feel connected to what's going on outside of finance. Sometimes I feel like a consultant myself. At other companies where I've worked, I've always been more involved in sales and operations, and right now, I feel isolated in my own area." -Jan in The Five Dysfunctions … Continue reading Memoirs of a Community Manager