I like to create lists. Lists of things “to-do”, lists of books I want “to-read” and lists of all the things I want to accomplish in life. The first two lists are rather simple to create, but the third list, my list of wanna be accomplishments, is so intimidating. Even to the creator(me). I’m intimidated, […]
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 […]
So what did I do until I became a full-time wage slave? Not nearly as much as I should have. Sure, I worked a lot of odd jobs (telemarketer, waitress, temp), but I was not as constructive with my free time as I could have been.
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?