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Your Original Dream

I turned to my own internal compass of what success looks like and not what other people define as successful.

Joshua Gunn represents the crux of what some refer to as the “creative economy.” He’s a well respected hip hop artist, entrepreneur, community organizer, and an executive with the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce. In this transparent talk, he reminds us to remember our original dreams, live in our purpose, and to give back to our communities.

(Video by CreativeMornings/Raleigh. Photo by Linda Nguyen.)


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Distributed is a podcast about the future of distributed work.

Artist JR captured portraits and stories of incarcerated citizens.

Public Works live streams from inside top creative studios.

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A definitive guide on how to write better.

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Baremetrics is hiring a Software Engineer to work remotely.

Wealthsimple is hiring a Brokerage Operations Associate in Toronto.

Arcadia Power is hiring a Product Operations Coordinator in Washington D.C.

Bluebeam is hiring a Regional Manager in Brisbane.

Help Scout is hiring a Sales Manager to work remotely.

Art Processors is hiring a Senior UX Designer to work remotely in the U.S.

Hoefler&Co. is hiring a contract-based Software Developer in New York.

Herman Miller is looking for 2020 interns to join them in Holland.

Editor’s note:

This newsletter is like a much-needed haircut. I chopped off all the weight and cleaned up the edges, so you can walk out feeling fabulous.

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