Everything about that life was my dream, absolutely. Until it wasn’t.
The concept of working a 9-5 job in an office can be daunting for introverts. We like to work independently, follow our own schedules, and we tend to kind-of-really-dislike being around people all day long. But we gotta pay that rent, right?
They don’t apply for a job, they invest in your company.
Employers don’t care whether you were paid for previous work you’ve done, as long as you have the skills they need for the open role.
Every day, I do the thing that I have always wanted to do—the thing I believe I was put on earth to do.
The more you exert effort to do a job well done, the more you are giving some of the seniors the opportunity to abuse you, so be careful.
All self-help is bullsh*t. It’s hard to choose yourself when an iceberg hits the Titanic.
If you spend 40 hours a week doing something, shouldn’t you make sure that it’s something you love? New jobs are created every day, and some of the most popular jobs in our current time didn’t exist 20 years ago–some of them will even have you asking: “they actually pay people to do that?”
Learn all 360 degrees of every job you have, no matter how low. That knowledge will compound over the years even if it seems trivial or unimportant when you learn it.
I choose doing something I love because I am not forced to do it rather than choosing something that will suck my soul and life into a black hole until I no longer can find the way out.