What do you do if you don't have a clear passion? Or if you used to have one, but now... not so much? In this C&C episode, we discuss an alternative to all of that advice about passion, and it may just change the way you approach your work. We also address ambition and Tall Poppy Syndrome, embracing the unknown and a profound story about erasers. Trust us on this one.
It’s a C&C episode and we’re sharing our favorite learnings with you! You’ll hear how to frame and own your expertise, how to decide when to work within a system or step out of it and the power of setting metrics that matter. Plus, fall plans and our very firm position on the Pumpkin Spice Latte.
It’s a C&C episode and we’re digging into two of our favorite topics: portfolio careers and financial advice for Human Venn Diagrams! Christina recently hired a financial advisor and she’s sharing some of her best tips with us. We also talk about that viral Aziz Ansari interview and discuss whether or not a digital detox is a real possibility or a fanciful daydream.
What do you suck at? Or, more importantly, what do you let yourself suck at? We dive into some seriously awesome topics like why it’s important to suck at something and the relevance of a liberal arts education (yes, even for techies!). Plus, business models for interdisciplinary careers and the very important question of, “What’s keeping you?” That’s right: it’s a C&C episode covering all the things!
When is quitting a virtue? And why is “never give up” not necessarily the best advice? We discuss how to know when to stop and when to keep going; when to specialize and when to diversify. Stay tuned for a bunch of strategies like Christina’s Coffee Chat method and Cate’s personal anthropology approach. Plus, Adam Grant’s graduation advice, listener Venn Diagrams and what we’re each cutting out.