Stop Trying To Impress People Who Don’t Deserve You

We're all perfectionists - there are different degrees - but we all want to be some sort of perfect. We want to look like the girl in the magazine, have a relationship like the one in the movies, excel at our jobs like a millionaire, or be the perfect family member like we see our…

What I’ve Learned From Toxic Workplaces

You probably won’t hear a lot of people say this, but I feel kind of lucky that I got my career start in toxic workplaces. I think there are probably more toxic workplaces than there are healthy ones, at least here in the United States. It’s a sad fact, but the culture of the work…

What’s The Most Important Thing You’ve Learned In The Past 5 Years?

Another interview question I really enjoyed was what is the most important thing you've learned in the past 5 years? I know a lot of people would expect answers about skill. Like I learned how to write better, I learned how to be a better public speaker, I learned more about my audience or how…

Why The First 5 Years Of Your Career Really Matter

While job searching, I've felt strongly that I've pigeonholed myself somewhere that will be pretty hard to get out of. Which made me come to the realization that the first five years of your career are extremely important, and what you learn in those five years will shape the rest of your career. I didn't…

The Internet Is Making Us Lonely

Likes, favorites, retweets, comments, and all those weird emotion things Facebook just added. We live for instant gratification. It's not because we're selfish, it's because of the Internet. It's because we not only have to look great in person but we also have to look great online. There is more than one impression to make…