What’s an invoice? RFP, PO, JV? These are common day financial terms and documents you will hear in an office. Not sure what they are? Instead of stopping the conversation every time to ask, enter a new job prepared with the knowledge of these financial terms and documents.
I’m not sure where I got all these ideas of adulthood.
I think it’s been a combination of different people, society, and the internet that’s dictated my ideas on what it’s like to be an adult. It’s kind of funny how we can’t pinpoint what the source of all these assumptions, yet the have such an impact on our decisions about our careers, personal finance, and more importantly, how we see and feel about ourselves as adults.
These are the 10 assumptions I had about adulthood that not necessarily turned out to be wrong (all assumptions come from somewhere), but they held me back from growing up to the person I wanted to be.
I’m going to say this right now: I feel like I was not late to the podcast game, but I was definitely hesitant of it.
I’d heard of podcasts years and years ago but I never really understood why anyone would choose to listen to podcasts over watching a YouTube videos or reading blog posts. Today, I’m happy to say I’m a full convert. I love podcasts – even more than the beauty YouTube videos I used to binge every weekend.
ese are the 5 podcasts I feel that have had the most influential impact on me. You’ll notice when going through the list that these podcasts have a few things in common:
1. They are all lead by women who know how to get ahead in life.
2. They are all extremely long and detailed.
3. These podcasts are for people who want to get ahead in life with actionable steps.
Career comparison is such so dangerous and counterproductive, but so addicting. Instead of working on things that I should and enjoy working on, I feel constantly pulled into this world of comparison. These are the 6 strategies that I’m currently using to tame my desire to constantly wallow in self-comparison.
I think as adults, we all know what we should be doing. We all know we are supposed to not let the dishes rot in the sink, and to eat healthy, etc. It’s been getting myself to actually follow through on those things that has been the challenging part.
So after many years of being an adult, I’ve finally found the motivational secret that pushes me to do all the things that I know I’m supposed to, but won’t.
Going low and zero waste is a daunting and intimidating task. And even if you can’t completely change your lifestyle, these 7 inexpensive hacks for zero waste living will keep you living a life with as least waste as possible – on a budget!
Do you ever wonder why your New Year resolutions fail? Learn the secret to turning a goal into a habit and how to develop and use this critical life skill. I share how I’m transitioning my 2018 goals into 2019 and everything I’ve learned along the way.
If you’re like me, then even the thought of a job interview makes you sick. And even though I’ve gotten better at calming my nerves before an interview, the actual process still stresses me out. Mostly because, as much as I prepare, I tend to get nervous and completely blank out during job interviews.
Until I created the one career-changing tool that has helped me master my nerves and allowed me to think on feet when I inevitably blank out.
Happy 2019 everyone!
And with a New Year means New Year Goals. I know this topic can be very polarizing. Some people love them; some…
With the new year coming to an end, I audited all of my expenses according to the 50/30/20 budget rule. I not only talk about this budget rule, I show you how it’s applied to me!
The reason I started MLA is because I wanted to create an honest personal space where I could share exactly what I’m doing to get through adulthood instead just giving some vague or generic advice. Instead of just talking about the 50/30/20 budgeting rule, I wanted to see how it applied to my year-round expenses.