Career

A new job, and a few of my favorite podcasts

After two glorious weeks of funemployment, today is my first day of work at Gimlet Media! My official title is East Coast Account Executive, which basically means I’m selling podcast ads and branded podcasts in NYC and beyond. I’m stoked to be continuing my career in sales, especially in such a cool (and, IMO, fairly […]

November 21, 2016 Continue reading…

From the archives // Because it’s commencement speech season

There are some posts in the archives that are just as relevant now as they were when I wrote them (up to six years ago!). Once a week, I share one of my favorite posts that I still love to read today. Enjoy–and please forgive the use of Instagram filters and frames!   I don’t […]

May 4, 2016 Continue reading…

From the archives // The best advice my mom has given me

There are some posts in the archives that are just as relevant now as they were when I wrote them (up to six years ago). Once a week, I share one of my favorite posts that I still love to read today–and this one is in special honor of my mom’s birthday later this week!  […]

April 13, 2016 Continue reading…

Six years, and still going

Six years ago, I decided to quit my stable, well-paying, miracle-in-a-recession job to move to France. I bought a domain name, convinced a friend to design a logo, applied my very basic HTML knowledge and decided to start a blog without a very clear idea of where it could lead. I was 21, simultaneously optimistic […]

March 30, 2016 Continue reading…

What I’d tell my college senior self

Let me start by saying this: I am not as successful as I want to be, and I’m OK with that. As happy as I am with my life right now, I’m the type of person who is always looking days, weeks, years into the future and trying to figure out what I need to […]

March 14, 2016 Continue reading…

From the archives // How to save money while living in NYC

There are some posts in the archives that are just as relevant now as they were when I wrote them (up to six years ago!). Once a week, I share one of my favorite posts that I still love to read today. Enjoy–and please forgive the use of Instagram filters and frames!   One of […]

March 9, 2016 Continue reading…

From the archives // The wise words of Kurt Nordstrom

There are some posts in the archives that are just as relevant now as they were when I wrote them (up to six years ago!). Once a week, I share one of my favorite posts that I still love to read today. Enjoy–and please forgive the use of Instagram filters and frames!   Remember that […]

February 24, 2016 Continue reading…