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The Importance of Having an At-Home Office

I’ve been working from home for six months now, and I’m enjoying it far more than I thought I would. When our office first began working from home, I was worried that I would struggle. As an extrovert, would I be able to handle being isolated from my coworkers and friends? Would I still be able to be productive at home? How would I maintain … Continue reading The Importance of Having an At-Home Office

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Working from Home as an Extrovert

Amidst all of the concern and contagion of the coronavirus, my office, like many other offices in the US, recently began weighing the benefits and detriments of working from home. Luckily, my team can easily complete our jobs from our couches, so the transition job-wise has been fairly seamless. But working from home is still a huge change for me. We spend at least a … Continue reading Working from Home as an Extrovert

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Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

As established in last week’s post, it turns out, I’m excessively bad with change. I didn’t adjust to college very well, I had an identity crisis when my relationship went from polyamorous to monogamous, I struggle with my confidence every time I change roles at work, and, I had two huge life changes last week: our office moved, and I broke up with my therapist. … Continue reading Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

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The “Seahorse” Approach to Networking

Does hearing the term “networking” make your skin crawl? Does it make you imagine uncomfortable conversations with stuffy people in suits who supposedly “can help you advance your career?” Probably because that’s all that you’ve seen of networking…or rather, that’s the only thing that you’ve seen that has formally been dubbed as “networking.” I know the feeling. My first networking event ever was at my … Continue reading The “Seahorse” Approach to Networking