When Jason Amundsen drops an egg farm bomb on his wife Lucie, she understandably balks at the idea. He’s already dragged her from city to city chasing his supposed dreams, but those dreams at least came with health benefits. This one? It’s too much, and Lucie successfully puts the kibosh on the idea. Until Jason gets laid off.
Yes Please gives readers insight into the crazy, hilarious, sweet and caring mind and life of Amy Poehler. She discusses everything from the day she was born, to the first time she realized she wanted to be an actress, to learning improv in Chicago.
Did you have a clear passion that could easily be translated into real, money-making work as a child or teenager? Do you even have that kind of defined, this is my calling passion now? Most of us don’t. And hobbies don’t count (unless they make you a living). Cal Newport, in his newest book So Good They Can't
The author chucked a lucrative professional career (he was head of an international NGO at the time) as he began to feel increasingly isolated from whatever it was his efforts were supposed to be producing. He knew the organization was important, and he understood that it accomplished valuable goals. But his sense of accomplishment and satisfaction in a job well done was diminishing. So he chose to pursue a more satisfying occ