The idea was simple: to gather a group of women who would meet regularly to support each others' lives and careers by reading and discussing interesting books and articles, and by sharing thoughts, experiences, and resources. Steph and I hoped it might become something we'd want to participate in for the long-term, allowing us to track people's career development through various life phases and jobs.
When I look back on my education and career path, I see a kid who did what he wanted to do because he loved it. I suppose you could call this "following your passions." I also see a kid who did what it took to make a decent living and pay his bills. I suppose you could call this "following the money.
Every business "expert," career advisor, and their mothers will warn job seekers to avoid vocal fry, up speak, mumbling, meandering, cursing, spitting, or slip-ups, Freudian or otherwise. I'm guilty of committing all of the above, but my worst verbal tick, I'm sorry to say, is over-apologizing.
San Antonio Spurs basketball star Stephen Jackson also raps, and in an interview with ESPN, he talks about his career and how he's seen money change people he knows, and why that'll never happen to him.