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If you’re going to cheat on your job, act like an adult

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I never pictured myself working a side hustle.

After college, I had every intention of holding hands with the rest of corporate America: Wake up at 7:30 am, keep my head down, bust my ass at the office, and give back to the economy through weekend bar tabs.

Basically, close…

It’s on you to make your work suck less

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Since I’ve started writing about young professionalism, I’ve been surprised by how many people have reached out wanting to talk about work.

The dialogue goes something like this: “I’m overwhelmed! I thought WFH would bring some relief, but work continues to consume my life. But hey, we’re young. …

5. An unused guest bedroom in your apartment

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I read Cheryl Strayed’s Wild recently. A memoir about a 26-year-old heartbroken, divorced, recovering heroin user who sought spiritual enlightenment on the Pacific Crest Trail. Like most twentysomethings braving the outdoors for the first time, she was overconfident and didn’t study how to properly pack for a 1,100-mile trek. …

A guide to doing the right thing for you.

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It’s strange how often it happens. An otherwise ambitious, talented post-graduate choosing to do what’s easy over what’s right for them.

Take this job because it pays well. Date this person because it looks good on social media. Indulge in things you hate because it’s what your friends are doing…

Plus a simple formula to double your odds of success

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Outside her office door hangs a sign that reads, “company psychologist.”

Not a practicing psychologist. Even better. She was the company’s executive director who, through osmosis, became the soundboard for high-strung, eccentric brokers.

She is the smartest person I ever met in business.

I remember one story when an investment…

Failure didn’t turn into a monster during our lifetime.

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Millennials are stressed and a lot of that has to do with our relationship with failure.

10 years ago, when your business failed, or a relationship fell apart, your parents and a few friends would hear about it — that’s about it. Now, failures are public thanks to social media…

Offers will rain on your desk after you shift your perspective

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It took 8 long months before I landed a job with an amazing tech company.

I remember looking over my shoulder during lunch breaks to network on LinkedIn and spending hours each morning before work updating my cover letter. I updated it so much that I started to resent all…

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