Category Archives: money

Do you *really* need to quit your #job?

Okay, I know the drill – you’re not all that keen on your job. Maybe there are changes going on that feel like they’re holding you back. The promotion you expected didn’t happen – and worse, the people you thought … Continue reading

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Shared: Post Grad Job Search: What if Passion Just Doesn’t Cut it?

The whole “find your passion and make it earn money for you” approach is, in my opinion, severely mis-guided… and also promoted by people who are sheltered in certain environments, and haven’t been on the real-world job scene for quite … Continue reading

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Corporate… and Creative?

So, you’re looking for ways to make a living and make your art… You’re committed to your craft. Your novel. Your poetry. Your painting. Your drawing. Your mixed media. Or your dance. Your deepest desire is to develop your voice … Continue reading

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“Poetry doesn’t pay!” At least, not in the old model.

I’ve been writing since I was about eight years old. My first writing project was a collection of short stories about a pebble and his friends, and their adventures in a stream. I wrote four stories, one for each season. … Continue reading

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M3 – Mindless Money Myths that Don’t Help

Many people have defined and redefined “myth” over time. Bruce Lincoln defines myth as “ideology in narrative form”.[4] Joseph Campbell, the eminent scholar and mythologist, defined “myth” as “clues to the spiritual potentialities of the human life.” Alan Dundes, Euhemerus, … Continue reading

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Everybody thinks I’m rich

It’s the weirdest thing. A lot of folks seem to think I come from money, or that I have a lot of money. True, I do live in an affluent community, and I worked for one of the world’s most … Continue reading

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