The quirky, delightful, and supremely opinionated Helen Rosner

Okay, so I have just discovered a new inspiration. I am continuing to binge listen to the Longform Podcast, and over the course of the 20+ hours I have put in, I have discovered much. Two learnings stand out to me as someone on the outside looking into this fantastic bubble of what seems to … Continue reading The quirky, delightful, and supremely opinionated Helen Rosner

If you feel uncomfortable, you’re probably doing something right

Seth Godin says that it's dangerous to be average, to appeal to the masses. You look just like everyone else. You're just another individual. This idea is conveyed in this TED talk. Platitudes that hold up: 1. A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there. 2. Fortune favors the bold. Authenticity … Continue reading If you feel uncomfortable, you’re probably doing something right

Magazines you should know about to seem smart (or pretentious) to your friends

Lately, I  have been binge listening to the Longform podcast. Their guests are influential writers, critics, and directors. These intelligentsia or intellectual elites of our era seem to have a few things in common. For instance, they tend to use ten dollar words, they have an outstanding sense of self-knowledge, and many seem to hold … Continue reading Magazines you should know about to seem smart (or pretentious) to your friends