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10 Reasons Why Travelers are Better Equipped for the Professional Life

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Reading Time: “Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts; it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you–it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body.” Anthony Bourdain   Resumes rarely feature a person’s travel experience and…

Why Do You Want To Travel?

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Reading Time: When I read the article about Chanel Cartell and Stevo Dirnberger who left their advertising jobs and now fund their world travels by cleaning toilets, I asked Matt, “Why do you want to travel?” While I believe that travel can be inherently valuable—and I admire the couple’s determination and fortitude—I wouldn’t make the same choice and…

Palermo, City of Delights

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Reading Time: “Everyone here is fucking crazy. But they mind their own business and leave you alone,” says Antonio, a Milanese who’s been living in Palermo for the past 15 years. I concur with Antonio. Palermo is a wild, obnoxious and seductive city; for all of those qualities, it has seared itself into my memory…

Put More Life Into Your Work

(Reading Time: ) “… you learn better in an environment where you’re given the permission to connect to yourself, so that means creating your work and living your life along with your own values, instead of according to somebody else’s script. And finally, learning with people from different nationalities, age groups, income brackets, and life…

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