Posts Tagged ‘Careers’

Want to Be Famous? You Don’t get There by Following Your Dreams.

When asked how to become successful, Tauren Wells doesn’t give an answer that you might expect. He knows the Christian music industry. He was part of a band called Royal Tailor, now has his own solo project that you can hear on WAY NEW. He spoke to a group of teens at Camp Electric about how to become famous and why following your dreams isn’t the answer.   Tauren said, “People ask me that dumb question:… … Continue reading

Why Following Your Dreams Isn’t a Good Thing

Almost a year ago, I was caught in the endless maze of “following my dreams.” I wanted to be a famous singer/songwriter, and many of my friends told me, “Follow your heart,” “Do it while you’re young!,” and “Take a leap of faith!” Everytime I heard one of these well-meaning motivational quotes, I’d nod my head and think, “Yeah! I got this.” The problem was… I didn’t have it. For over a year, my wife… … Continue reading

How to Rescue Monday, Reinvent Your Work, and Never Get Stuck

As kids we believed we had the power to declare “Do over!” when something didn’t turn out the right way. We’d stand in the street and boot a second attempt at kickball. We’d crumple up a piece of paper when the dog’s head ended up lopsided and scribble all over on a new one. We were not afraid to try again. Somewhere along the way to adulthood we forgot we still have permission to do that.… … Continue reading