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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

JUST FOR TODAY…

JUST FOR TODAY…

By Brendan Barca ​​The Alcoholics Anonymous program has had a history of curing those with addictions. Throughout the world, it's helped alcoholics, drug addicts, and compulsive gamblers turn their life around. One of the program's famous slogans is "just for today."...

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The Priority Matrix

The Priority Matrix

When I was in sales I made one mistake over and over again. I would complete tasks in order of immediacy rather than in order of importance. If a prospect emailed me asking for information, I would email them back instantly thinking I had done a job well done. But I...

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Win the Morning, Win the Day

(Originally posted in 2019) What do you do each morning before work? You might grab coffee and a quick breakfast. Maybe you check Instagram. Hopefully, you shower. These are the basic habits we all fall into as our day begins. And then, before we know it, it's 7:00 AM...

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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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