Tag: Career Decisions

DEI is treated as a trend

I said something in a fit of frustration that’s been rolling around in my mind ever since: DEI was made for us, but it's killing us.

Sensationalism is destroying public discourse

What needs to change is a return to the fundamentals of responsible journalism: thorough research, unbiased reporting, and a commitment to providing readers with meaningful insights.

Self deception

Biggest fuck up My biggest career fuck up was joining a national news brand in 2015 in a role that I wasn’t suited for. I...

It took me 10 years to recover my confidence

That job, getting fired, and eighteen months of failing to overcome mediocre work set me and my career back.

Pigeonholed

Getting stuck in a career you're not that into, for nearly two decades.

I thought I was going to have to eat grass

There were times when things did get hairy for me when I had no clients, and I wondered about where the money was going to come from.

Your identity isn’t solely what you do for a living

Of course, it’s great to love what you do. But if you change paths or fall out of love with something - that’s ok. 

Unbuckle your seatbelt

A little fuck-up on an empty plane that made me question myself led to a startup that’s still going strong nearly 20 years later.

Samuel L. Jackson didn’t make it big until his forties

They convinced me I could do drama school after my university education, and I reluctantly allowed my combusting desire to be dampened.

The bitterness and cynicism of the untalented

The ones with zero self-awareness and who offer only disparaging critique of the latest creative work.

Bad career moves, social media snake oil and content writing tips

I was literally getting calls from the Group FD who was now running the business, as my wife went into labour.

Spending a lifetime deciding on a career

I had little to no clue what I wanted to do with myself when I left school. My biggest fuck up is the time it took me to decide on a career.