Despite all of the articles that come out calling Gen Y’ers “boomerang kids” and insisting that we flock to our parent’s houses in droves, we know the truth: we really don’t want to return to the nest. In fact, we’re usually hell-bent on not doing so…even when heading home might be in our best interest. […]
When I made the decision to blog about living life against the status quo, I knew I would receive some feedback that would be less than positive. In fact, I had my fair share of warnings. Every blogger that writes about lifestyle design has said that when you try to encourage people to think outside […]
A few days ago, I was blog surfing when I stumbled across a post that made me do some thinking out loud. The majority of this person’s post was about changing job descriptions in the work place. The author expressed his sentiment that sometimes your job can include more tasks than the job description outlined, […]
Recently I reached out to an established writer for some advice. I wanted to talk to this person about my love for feature writing. But the talk never went that way. Instead this person spent a chunk of time tossing ideas at me; and not in a good way. I left our chat feeling a […]
Last year I spent a lot of time going to networking events in the city. While some people avoid these organized soirees at all cost, I flocked to them because they often provided me with two amazing opportunities: a chance to meet new, cool people, and a chance to get free food and drinks(hey, I […]
I’ve read a lot of career books, many of which are aimed at Gen Y’ers. Most of these books include exercises that are supposed to help you get in tune with what you really want to do, but I think the most important thing any twentysomething can do is open themselves up to the idea of having multiple careers that span multiple industries. You too can be a nurse, then a writer! Why the heck not?