Knows how to make a show of putting in headphones so coworker knows that they should STFU now.
That’s not to say we should aspire to mediocrity – far from it. Instead, we should aim for extraordinary but learn to be content even if we fail to hit the mark.
“What do you do?” Bill’s friend asked. “I’m a writer,” I said.
Out of my four summers interning, here is a condensed summary of things I wish to pass on to the next batch of overly eager beavers…
You open up a decoy Excel spreadsheet. You have this at the ready for the times that your Spidey-senses tingle because your boss is drawing near.
There is something humbling about being the youngest in an office. Everyone around me has years of knowledge that I haven’t begun to touch yet.
There’s seven billion people on this planet and the only way I hurt them is to impose my own choices on them. The only way I hurt ME is to impose my choices on others.
It’s not weird that I fantasize about my office building burning down so that work gets canceled.
It’s not always #funemployment and anyone who tells you as much is a rotten liar. But sometimes? Sometimes there’s an upside to taking a breather, stepping back, and evaluating where you are and where you want to go.
USA number 1, no more! Also, Mark Wahlberg wants a pardon, Shia LaBeouf gets laughed at for claiming sexual assault, and the U.S. takes its first step towards going to Mars, all in today’s news and web roundup.