Work

“It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction.” -Picasso Ever since I graduated college a couple years ago, I’ve been obsessed with finding “my work.” You know, finding my “passion” and all that.  And it’s not just because I’ve disliked jobs and have had douchebag bosses – it’s mostly because having found […]

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“Oh, you hate your job? Why didn’t you say so? There’s a support group for that. It’s called EVERYBODY, and they meet at the bar.” -Drew Carey I’m a pretty notoriously un-grateful person. I’ve mostly disliked just about every job I’ve ever had, and I’ve had some objectively great jobs. I’ve worked professional jobs, summer camps, […]

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First, read this story from Forbes:  Back in 1994, at the ripe old age of 9, Johnson launched his first business out of his home in Virginia–making invitations for his parents’ holiday party. Word of his skills spread, and by the seasoned age of 11, Johnson had saved up several thousand dollars selling greeting cards. He […]

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“You know what? Fuck beauty contests. Life is one fucking beauty contest after another. School, then college, then work… Fuck that. And fuck the Air Force Academy. If I want to fly, I’ll find a way to fly. You do what you love, and fuck the rest. “ -Little Miss Sunshine I recently got an […]

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“The economy blows” is becoming the “nice weather, huh?” small-talk line of the century. Everywhere you talk to people, you get the same conversation cycling over and over again.  The convenient scapegoat, the economy excuse, the safe fall back small-talk discussion topic. “Oh, your 20 something has no reason to wake up the morning too? […]

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