I just got off the phone with a financial planner who gave me a little tidbit of info: Only 8 percent of the people in this country have enough money to retire on. Before you freak out and get all doomsday-y, let’s see how this could be an opportunity for you. What if you let go of the idea that you have to do the daily grind to “save for retirement”? I frequently hear people sigh and say things like, “Well, I have to keep working at this place I hate to save for retirement.
Today’s post is inspired in part by International Women’s Day, which was yesterday, but you probably already knew that. One of my colleagues told me about Diane Von Furstenburg’s foundation and the DVF Awards. They are giving $50k to the non-profit that gets the most votes. So go read about ‘em and vote. That’s the first thing I want you to do. The second thing I want you to do is listen to the thoughts in your head. What comes up when you read about what they’ve done? Are yo
FOMO, the fear of missing out, is a surprising problem in defining a career or job search. In terms of a job search, candidates may apply for position after position in a variety of industries. Because they are worried about missing out on a potential job, e.g., experiencing FOMO, they try to be all things to all people. This scattershot approach feels really productive because it requires a lot of time and energy. The problem with this quantity vs quality approach is that it