I did a guest post for, ‘Water the Roots’ yesterday…
Ignoring My Passions In The Name Of Practicality
I was always a nerd. I was always cracking jokes in class and getting in trouble for distracting the others. I was always one of the best writers in school. I always participated in speech arts.
But then I graduated and, of course, had to go to University. That’s the thing you do after high school, you know.
I didn’t know what I wanted to do, so I drove around and thought:
“I like history, but I can’t get a job in that. I like English, but same problem. Business is OK…yeah, I guess that’ll get me a job. Business it is, I guess…”
And that’s how I ended up spending the last 8 years of my life in a corporate world that stifled my love for knowledge, humor, writing, and public speaking….