Posts by Regina Bain

Career Lessons from Running the Marathon

I ran the 2015 New York City Marathon. And by run I mean walk in pain for eight hours and 21 minutes. It was definitely worth it. Training for and running the marathon isn’t about your career. It’s about your life. But everything in your life can benefit from the marathon experience. My marathon experience reminded me of the following:     Don’t wait until you’re ready. Make a choice

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A Creative Career

In the book The Rise of the Creative Class, Richard Florida writes “This book charts the growth in people who are paid principally to do creative work for a living. These are the scientists, engineers, artists, musicians, designers and knowledge-based professionals, whom collectively I call the ‘Creative Class.’” [i] He goes on to theorize that infusing this type of worker into communities is a primary road for economic prosperity and city

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