Steve Jobs: fired from Apple, the company he started, when he was 30 years old Walt Disney: fired from a newspaper because “he lacked imagination and had no good ideas.” Oprah: demoted from her job as news anchor because she “wasn’t fit for television.” My personal favorite fails:Being very unceremoniously dumped by the man I…
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RANDOM RUN-INS WITH NOT-SO-RANDOM INSIGHTS I was sick of being tired, and tired of being sick. I had scored my dream job—assistant editor at a top-earning Canadian magazine. It wasn’t all I’d dreamt it would be. Scratch that. It was all I’d dreamt it would be, it just didn’t feel like a dream. I wasn’t…
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Here are just a few of my favourite things right now—sharing with Libre Living readers because they might become faves of yours, too, if they’re not already. 1. The Gift: Poems by Hafiz When I read these poems I get flashbacks of devouring them like cake last summer, lying on my back beneath a startling…
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