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Feather & Flint’s Top Posts of 2017: Here’s What You Might Have Missed

Hi there! In 2017, Feather & Flint published 30 new blog posts–a total of 54,111 words! In this whirlwind of a year, I wrote about so many topics that are near and dear to my heart, and it meant the world to me to have all of you along for the journey, sharing your opinions…

5 Reasons You Should Know Your Personality Type

Everyone who knows me well knows that I’m a big Myers-Briggs nerd. I bug friends, family members, and coworkers to take personality tests—usually to confirm my growing suspicion about what their Myers-Briggs personality type might be. (I’m getting pretty good at guessing.) So what’s a Myers-Briggs personality type—and why should you know yours? I’ll break…

Dear Unemployed Recent Grad: You’re Not Alone

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It was the summer of 2012 when I drove away from my college campus for the last time. I recall the sense of endlessly expanding opportunity that swelled in my chest as I looked out over the bay. I thought about how far I had come in just a few years—so far from where I…

Why I Don’t Regret Walking Away from the Career I Thought I Wanted

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If I were to let the book of my personal history fall open to the final days of 2008, you would likely find me seated at an upright piano in a closet-sized practice room deep inside of Berklee College of Music, poring over sheet music late into the night. Or, quite possibly, I was perched…

15 Strengths & Struggles for Introverts at Work

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In many work environments, being an introvert is similar to being left-handed: Though we represent a sizable portion of the population, the world simply wasn’t built for us. However, thanks to speakers like Susan Cain and her Quiet Revolution, our society is beginning to realize its bias toward extroverts—and its desperate need for the gifts…

Leaving a Job That’s Compromising Your Identity

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“What do you do?” It’s the first question that we ask after learning someone’s name. In modern American society, we’re defined by the job titles bestowed upon us. We spend our weekdays toiling in the pursuit of promotions and raises, and our jobs bleed into our free time in the form of late-night emails, insomnia, and Sunday night…