I’m Firing My Chief Financial Officer!

Welcome to Carlos, Inc., where I have decided to let go of my current Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and get a better one. Allow me to explain. The reason that I had to let go of my CFO is because I haven’t …

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I Want to Exit the Rat Race

Maybe it’s because I’m a product of my generation, but I no longer believe in working a job that doesn’t make you happy if you can avoid it. This year thus far has been one of exploration for me, and the biggest …

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Impermanence

“When I understand that this glass is already broken, every moment with it is precious. Impermanence is a fundamental fact of life.” -Phil Jackson, Sacred Hoops  Today I began my second full-time job since graduating college. It’s kind of a big deal to …

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Adult Angst

” I miss being the age when I thought I would have my shit together by the time I was the age that I am now.” Growing up, I always thought I would go to college and graduate with a job that …

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Your Most Valuable Asset is Time

It is not infinite. It will run out. Time does not care about you. Despite anything you may be going through, time does not stop. How you choose to spend your time says a lot about you. Who you choose to spend …

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Today a New Job. Tomorrow the World.

I started working as an Executive Assistant at a small-business consulting firm, and it only took me one month and six days after graduation to land a job. This is after filling out about 40 applications. However, the position that I landed …

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The Richard Sherman State of Mind

The Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers played an amazing NFC Championship game on Sunday. However, the main highlight came during Richard Sherman’s post-game remarks when he called 49ers wide-receiver Michael Crabtree “sorry” and let the entire world know that he …

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Unemployed College Graduate

I chose to go to college after high school because I knew that it was right for me. I did not want to start working at a place where my future would be limited. The experience was great, as a matter of …

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Who I Am, Why I’m Here

I was born in 1990 in Colombia. At the age of five, my dad and I moved to Miami, Florida. After he passed away, I was raised by my grandmother and aunt in small-town Newberry, South Carolina. Growing up in Newberry was …

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A New Beginning

I just graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of South Carolina and I have no idea as to what is next. I know what I want to do in life, it’s just difficult to figure out …

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