Guest blogger Sarah Landrum of Punched Clocks is here to help you get a hobby out of the office that’ll help you out at work and at play. Success is a process of continual growth and learning, while still remaining balanced and holding … More
There are small things you can do every day to make yourself smarter—and some of them are fun, too. These six perfectly enjoyable activities can make you smarter immediately, as well as gradually over time. 1. Read more. Read books. … More
Can singing into your hairbrush make you a better worker? Chances are, the answer is yes. Studies show that engaging in a creative hobby or activity, whether it’s a Guitar Hero tournament, crocheting a sweater, baking a pie, telling jokes … More
These days, James Rhodes is a successful concert pianist. But for a decade, he didn’t play the piano at all, while he pursued another career that made him something like Don Draper, “albeit a few inches shorter and a few women fewer.” Then he gave it all up to pursue his childhood dream. He sacrificed everything — including his marriage and his income — to do it, but in the end, it worked. More
It’s the ideal working situation, taking a hobby that you enjoy and making money off of it. Friends and family members talk about how lucky you are, doing what you love everyday. You feel passionate about your work. You don’t mind working extra hours on the weekend, because you just love, love, love your job. Right?
It feels horrible to admit, but sometimes turning your hobby into a job can take all the fun out of it. Blasphemous, I know. More