Career Pathing

Planning, navigating, and altering your career journey. From someone who’s still learning the way.


How Do I Write?


Who can write?

Everyone can write on Medium. Click your face in the upper right-hand corner of the Medium homepage and then select “New story” to start writing.

Why can I still not write?

You’re probably using an unsupported browser.

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5 percent emulation

95% making amazing shit


Ah … the vice grip that we lovingly call comparison.

Though your success and my success and your favorite expert’s success will look entirely different, it’s exceptionally easy to be lulled into a state of perpetual emulation.

Where there was once mighty gatekeepers standing between our…


Product of Your Environment

Either be a product of your environment or have your environment be a product of you…


5 Signs that predict Greatness

How to identify them in your life and in your child.


Greatness is the quality of being great.It is the sign of clear advantage…


Why I’m leaving New York


Oh New York. You’ve been my home for 6 years, through college and internships, from my first full-time job as a consultant to my current one in private equity. Many…


LinkedIn needs a new CEO

There’s a completely different world out there dear LinkedIn please open the doors to other languages and cultures.


One Voice

Why we need to get over our fear of public speaking


“The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in…


Stop worrying about where you’re going

Just go


As a city-dwelling 20-something who has worked in finance, consulting and tech, there’s one topic that underscores a…


Whimsical, Musical, Just a Tad Suessical:

A Parent’s Plunge into the Wacky World of Silly Stories and Loony Lullabies


In the years before my little boy entered kindergarten, he struggled valiantly with the aftereffects of a complicated, premature birth. He had spent the first 9 days of his life in a blindingly bright, extremely noisy neonatal intensive…


Easy vs Hard

The interesting worlds of “easy” and “hard” from the eyes of an investor


Let’s say you have two choices


Market through the “Woah” sensation

How marketing with inspiration and the “Woah” sensation is the most shareable and sales-driving tactic.


Mentored by Silicon Valley Luminaries

But had a hard time answering, “What have you been doing lately?”


Seeking Knowledge


Careers in Technology You've Probably Never Heard Of

Here are some innovative career options 


While many job markets are retracting in our current economy, computer technology is an exploding field that can't seem to find a limit to new employment possibilities. Some of the careers available in the industry for graduates of a Masters in computer science online


A Current Snapshot of Small Businesses and Their Expectations 


We’re always looking for current information and trends on family and friends funding. Recently, we came across some…


Work 2.0: Learn From Millennials

We need a work 2.0 for the internet 2.0 setting.


Whether you’re a manag-er or a manag-ed, the way we work needs a reboot. We…


Congruence: The New Definition Of Happiness

Happiness = Congruence


Love this quote by James Allen from his 100+ year old essay As A Man Thinketh — “Suffering is…


Getting Press for Your Event

How we got an article in TechCrunch in 15 minutes


[This is an e-mail I sent to the officers of the Princeton Entrepreneurship Club in March 2013. We were organizing HackPrinceton and a few days before the hackathon we decided that we could use some press coverage. Enjoy and get press!]


Hard Work Really Does Pay Off

An Excerpt from my Book, “I Could Be the President.”


The following is an excerpt from my book I am releasing in January. If you


Why I choose Typography as my Career Life

Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien


Hi, my name is Santiago Orozco, and I would like to tell you the story of why I decided to focus…


Why I’m Not Afraid of Rejection

What’s the worst that could happen?


If your fear of being rejected is preventing you from taking a risk, whether it be career or relationship related, don’t let it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always “No.” And if the answer is “No,” well you’ll just be back in the same place as if you hadn’t asked. So why not risk it?


How to be Successful just by Improving your Common Routines

Routines that can change your life, how they work, and how you can improve them.


“The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine.” — Mike Murdock

Creating routines is like writing clean code, they should operate as optimally and efficiently as…


The abundance of slowness

Learning to value smart work over hard work requires a paradigm shift, but pays dividends.


Workaholics aren’t heroes. They…
Career Pathing
Career Pathing

Planning, navigating, and altering your career journey. From someone who’s still learning the way.

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