What's the best career advice you've been given?
Working on my Mac, snackin' on a fave of choc dipped & candied orange & corn cakes (see a few posts back for deets eller recept på svenska I created last year via @friggs), several things spring my mind when I ponder this question myself...
🌟 "Courtesy is currency in any culture" (advice I was given before heading to Japan on a traveling scholarship without knowing any Japanese)
🌟 "Know your worth" (that old chestnut, said to me by a bazillion different people over the years🙄... it's slowly sinking in, btw)
🌟 "Aim high and go in for the kill" said to me by Niki @rebelrecipes (bless her boss girl cotton socks!💕👊🏻) when I was floundering in a place perpetual self-undervaluation
And, when I left my corporate job, @spoonful_of_sarah Skyped me (sweetheart she is) and said 🌟 "Once you've had corporate experience, you can always get a corporate job. Other opportunities will only come around once. When they're gone, they're gone. But the corporate world always has space for people like us, even if it's not in the same position". As surreal as it was to have left a comfortable, familiar position for the complete unknown, those words were such a reassurance!
I could add lots of rad advice I have been given to this list and may do so in a future post.
In the meantime, what's the best career-related advice you've been given?
Need a little Saturday night motivation over here! 😜
With sound advice from friends, snacks, my trusty Macbook + 3 baby cacti for company 🌵(my favourite one always pricks me, btw. Why, little one? Whyyy?😭) what more does a need?
Oh, yeah. Sleep would be good.
Love, Marisa .
PS Check out @spoonful_of_sarah's side hustle series video and blooploop realness! Love it!
PPS For transparency purposes my work station is a total mess as I type this 😅
PPPS Happy birthday @bos.kitchen! love you, missy! have the best night! #missmarzipan #healthysnack #workfromhomemom #fig #friggs #ricecakes #wahm #frukost #figs #workinprogress #freelance #breakfastinspo #marzipanhq #fika #swedishfood #homestudio #desksituation #oranges #minimalsetups