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Pitch 22

Breaking the Cycle and Chasing Success on Your Terms Spoiler alert for Catch-22, Looney Toons, Die Hard, TED Talks, Game of Thrones, Office Space, Inception, and my 6th grade homeroom class. I read Joseph Heller’s novel Catch-22 when I was in 6th grade.  That sentence would usually precede a twice-as-long-as-necessary...

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Onward & Upward

The Real Direction You Need to Take Your Career Running away from something is not a bad choice – an ill-fitting career, a toxic relationship, a belittling and denigrating boss – but it can’t be the only choice.  You should always be running toward something. Not just because it sounds...

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PAWGYT Ep. 4

Passion Alone Won’t Get You There Episode 4: The Sum of All YOLO’s  In Which I Will Inspire Accusations of “Fear-Mongering”, and For Which I Will Apologize Zero Times Some of the other titles I considered for this post: Clear and Present Drizzy The Sum of All Headlines Patriot Bling...

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PAWGYT Ep. 3

Passion Alone Won’t Get You There —————————————————————————————- Episode 3: You’re Such a Plastic. (But, Like, in a Good Way) Get in stupid we’re going after some Mean Girls references.  I learned most about plasticity in my junior year of engineering school in the Mechanics of Materials course. The lecture was...

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PAWGYT Ep. 2

Passion Alone Won’t Get You There Episode 2: What Lies Beneath How to Stop Aiming at Moving Targets and Hone Your Career Trajectory “Do what you love and the money will follow.” “Never, never, never give up.” “Just follow your passion.” Due respect to Sir Winston, from what I’ve experienced...

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