Life is Short
Relentlessly prune bullshit, don't wait to do things that matter, and savor the time you have. That's what you do when life is short.
life  philosophy 
6 days ago
Why Can't Companies Get Mentorship Programs Right? - The Atlantic
it’s hard to fix mentoring programs if employers don’t ask for feedback and employees don’t tell them what’s wrong. And that may be the case in many places. When I reached out to a group of elite, professional women about their experiences with workplace-based mentoring, hardly anyone volunteered to share stories on the record, for fear of professional blowback. One woman simply wrote, “Try to avoid formal programs at all costs. Torture.”

The key to creating better mentorship programs, Labin said, is to be more thoughtful in the planning stages.
mentoring  atlantic 
9 days ago
The Manifesto | The Dark Mountain Project
Humans are not the point and purpose of the planet. Our art will begin with the attempt to step outside the human bubble. By careful attention, we will reengage with the non-human world.
We will celebrate writing and art which is grounded in a sense of place and of time. Our literature has been dominated for too long by those who inhabit the cosmopolitan citadels.
We will not lose ourselves in the elaboration of theories or ideologies. Our words will be elemental. We write with dirt under our fingernails.
writing  darkmountain  future 
22 days ago
Does Having a Day Job Mean Making Better Art? - The New York Times
(After all, who wants to spend all their time in one room, even if it belongs to them?) Sometimes the artist needs to turn off, to get out in the fray, to stop worrying over when her imagination’s pot will boil
art  artist  creativity  NYT 
22 days ago
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