One of my life ambitions is to marry my professional career with my personal passions. I took a goal-setting workshop last summer and began a mission to “spy on my passions” to help me identify my strengths and interests. I began writing down all the things (even the little stuff) that make me feel happy, accomplished and fulfilled. As I am thinking about my next steps, I will be using this list to help inform my career path.
It was fortuitous that when I visited the Eames Office, home of two of my favorite designers, Charles and Ray Eames, this summer in Santa Monica, these two signs hung from the ceiling: