Simone Stolzoff has worn many hats. He's worked as a writer, designer, and now, Author. He grew up with "four parents", each having a unique influence on him, He grew up being told...
Simone Stolzoff has worn many hats. He's worked as a writer, designer, and now, Author. He grew up with "four parents", each having a unique influence on him, He grew up being told he could do whatever he wanted but realized there were assumptions behind that. Over the last couple of years, he's contemplated how we can design a life not centered around work (which obviously interests me as well) and has come to some interesting conclusions.
Recent Essay from Simone: https://every.to/@simonestolzoff book link: https://www.amazon.com/Good-Enough-Job-Reclaiming-Life/dp/059353896X
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0:00 Video intro
2:31 The scripts that Simone grew up with
7:33 Anis Mojgani, The Myth of a Dream job
11:15 Copyrighting & The Golden Ticket
16:22 Learning from travel
19:21 "The drunkards walk" of Simone's career
21:45 Energy in the journalism school
23:13 Work & Identity
26:49 Following one's passion - the nuanced complexity of the problem
29:28 Dangers of turning a passion into your livelihood
34:54 Selling your book & knowing when to stop
39:06 Writing his book, leaving his job & taking time off
40:45 Knowing when to stop, work hours and productivity
48:05 Work & Fear
54:54 Willing to light money on fire
56:27 What's keeping Simone on his path?
57:23 What's next?
1:00:50 Paul and Simone's books & vocational soulmates
1:04:08 Where can we find Simone?
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