Posts Tagged: career

Against the Grain
November 1, 2018
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A few weeks ago I did an interview with Bett Kinyatti of Craft It. She writes stories of Kenyans in their craft. For her miniseries about Nairobi’s creatives that she’s calling Hunt Like a Hungry Lioness, she picked me to start off. One of the questions she asked during my interview, Mixed Signals, was what makes […]
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John Milton the Blind Poet: An Inspirational Life Story
January 20, 2017
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John Milton was a great poet in the 1600s. He is most known for his epic poem Paradise Lost but not many people know the circumstances under which he wrote his most famous works. He was born in December of 1608 in London, England. He studied independently for six years in preparation for his career in […]
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Ludwig Van Beethoven, the Deaf Composer: An Inspirational Life Story
January 13, 2017
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Ludwig van Beethoven was a great pianist and composer in the 1700s and is still considered a musical genius to date. He was born in 1770 in Germany. He was raised by his alcoholic father who took to teaching him music in a rather brutal way. Often he would be flogged, locked in a cellar […]
Is the Lifestyle Business for you?
December 16, 2016
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Where would you go, if you could work anywhere in the world? What would you do, if you could do anything in the world? Would you still pick that job you depend on so fervently for that end-of-month salary you despise but still can’t leave, anyway? I’m betting a lot of people will answer no […]