I love what I do, but as someone that is still young and green and has had little experience in the corporate world, imposing order and structure on my hectic schedule for the sake of accomplishing my daily tasks has become one of the biggest challenges of this job. This back-and-forth between working from home to a coffee shop has left me feeling untethered and unfocused, but has lead me to where I am today. Which, in case you were wondering, is sitting in a beautiful co-working space with a mug of hot Verve coffee, writing this post with rapt attention. The space in question is Ignited Spaces, located on the bustling, tourist-laden corner of Hollywood Blvd. and La Brea; luckily, the tranquil space is insulated from the craziness of Walk of Fame looky-loos and Star Maps salesmen.Read More
I'll admit it. I'm a quitter.
Usually, quitting isn't lauded as a positive development in life. Since we're kids, we're told never to give up. Never quit. Grit your teeth, get through it, and finish what you started. We didn't raise a quitter. We don't accept quitters. It's one of the ultimate insults that you can bestow on those with self-respect, passion, and drive.
But sometimes quitting is necessary. It allows you to make a change. To move on. To end something that is bringing you down or keeping you from achieving your goals.
In October 2015, I became a quitter. And I'm so glad I did.Read More