Read This If You Want To Go Faster

One of the things that makes us efficient with our time is repetition. If we do something for the first time, it’s usually clunky and awkward. After a few practice runs, we get the hang of it, and we become faster at the same motion. This is true if you’re practicing piano, learning to ski, […]

Read This If You Think You Should Follow Your Heart

At some point, you were probably told “follow your heart and the money will follow.” Please take a second to file this under “well-intentioned, bad advice.” Just because you love making scrabble jewelry doesn’t mean it’s something that can earn you a living making. It’s not your fault. It’s not the scrabble jewelry’s fault. What […]

Read This If You Think You Should Be Paid What You’re Worth

This has come up a few times, recently, so I figured I should talk about it. There is nothing wrong with believing in yourself. There is nothing wrong with getting paid what you’re worth. But here’s the issue I’m seeing: Just because you have 10 years of experience and a master’s degree doesn’t mean that […]