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24/04

When enough is enough

Posted by Katerina Rose

It is so easy to fall into a rhythm, to turn a blind eye to stressful situations, to let the world continue to revolve around you while you stay safe and secure in your unchanged little corner. So... what happens when you find yourself stuck in a rut at work but you can’t afford to up and leave when things begin to spiral downwards. You have tenure, you know the ins and outs of the workplace, and you’re probably decently comfortable in your job security. Finding a new job is draining. It takes time and effort and, yes, some lying to your boss and coworkers. It sucks.

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10/12

What does success mean to you?

Posted by Katerina Rose

Success is, by definition, a favorable or desired outcome. Many think of it as the attainment of wealth or favor. My summer was a crazy one. Besides changing jobs, which you'll learn more about in another blog posting coming soon, I had the chance to lead a group of co-workers through a program called P3. P3 was, essentially, the best thing that has happened to me since starting my professional career almost five years ago.

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06/03

Motivation pops up in the strangest of places

Posted by Katerina Rose

Yesterday was a day that renewed my motivation for writing to you. It started with a delicious latte, a gingerbread cookie, and meeting a good friend who I went to college with. We don't see each other very often, and our lives have taken us in different directions. She focuses on research; I focus on information architecture. She works on educational systems; I put my focus into healthcare. Our audiences are different, but our careers are intertwined.

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14/10

Balancing work and life and why we need it

Posted by Katerina Rose

If work consumes your life, you will, eventually, burn out. It is inevitable. I work in a creative field for a living, and that area requires my artistic side to stay always plugged in. Taking a step back to breathe is key to survival in the adult world.

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