In the fall of 2007, I was approaching graduation from business school and my subsequent dreaded expulsion into the post-B school world of banking, finance, consulting, or some other career field that I’d heard of but didn’t know exactly what sort of work I would be doing when I inevitably accepted a job. One of […]
We know there are a lot of questions that come along with contemplating a seasonal work opportunity, so we are excited to present this guide and workbook to be your trusty companion in helping you chart your next great adventure.
Here’s hoping you find the adventure, the Great Place, the job that you’re looking for, and so many more things you didn’t even know you should have on your list!
I like quotes; I’m a huge fan. I love how the perfect phrase can completely change how you look at or feel about something. In my experience, if you’re paying attention, they tend to pop up when you need them most. Here is a list of my top ten favorite quotes (at the moment) in no particular order.
Regardless of religion, spiritual path, or none of the above, we all want to be happy. And learning how to be less reactive and more kind and compassionate leads us in the happiness direction. And even better than leading us towards that sunlit path, a study done in 2008 by researchers at Harvard University and the University of California, San Diego found that when a person becomes happy, a friend living close by has a 25 percent higher chance of becoming happier!
As you walk into 2018, rather than lining out and piling up all the changes you expect to mark in your life over the next 12 months, consider resolving yourself to constant reinvention and perpetual beginning. Every moment can mark the start of a new cycle and represent a fresh opportunity – your own first day of Spring – whenever you’re ready to step into whatever new world you’re inclined to create.
If you’ve ever endeavored to explore something unfamiliar, uncomfortable, or unknown, you too have likely experienced this profound shift in what you believe about your limitations and capabilities. As the New Year approaches, seek out your own boundary lines. Pick them up, walk underneath and past them, and celebrate the boundlessness of the dormant possibilities you’ll see come to life.
We’ve passed through another Thanksgiving. Another spectacular opportunity to stand still and say THANK YOU to people and places and the universe – and the many ways our lives have been touched, colored, impacted. I hope you took full advantage, and I’ll nudge you to keep that spirit alive long after the traditional activities of the day have been eaten up, or packed up, and put away until next year.
The wings could fly off at any moment. The unexpected could reign down when you least expect it. We don’t have control over most things, but we have control over enough to make a difference in our own lives and the lives of those we love.