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Straddle the Line

Brendan Barca started the blog, Straddle The Line, several years ago when he felt like he was “straddling the line between the life he had and the life he wanted.”

Years later, after finding a clearer direction for himself, he still blogs weekly on Fridays. He shares life hacks, career tips and inspirational content to help you find purpose in your work and fulfillment in your life.

Straddle the Line

The Levels of Productivity

I've always been a productivity junkie. While other people get their high off drugs or gambling, I get mine off "doing things." Even in my early twenties, when partying all weekend was the norm, I would find little pockets in the day to accomplish little tasks. I'd do...

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You’re Here to Serve

Three years ago I was in the midst of a grueling job search. I was trying to make the jump from financial services to the tech industry but getting nowhere. Despite landing interviews with exciting tech companies like Pandora, The Muse, and Buzzfeed, I couldn't get...

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Unlocking the Door to Success

Since the start of my career, I was taught that achieving success was difficult. During my first job, my co-workers told me how hard it would be to get to the next level. Then when I got to the next level, my new co-workers complained about how difficult their work...

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You’re Part of The Ocean

Growing up, I thought very little about death. After all, what was there to think about? I was busy chasing down ice cream trucks and later the girls in my biology class. I was young. Young people didn't die. Even as I went through high school and experienced the...

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