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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 Crow On Your Shoulder

Throughout my life, I've had this little voice in my head telling me I'm not good enough. In high school, it told me I shouldn't go for varsity soccer. In college, it told me I wouldn't be able to get a paid internship. And during my first job, it told me I didn't...

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The Mental Metal Detector

When I first got into sales I was incredibly awkward. In the morning, I'd hop off the elevator and rush to my desk to avoid office chitchat. At team happy hours I'd stand in the corner hovering over the appetizer table. I was an introvert thrust into a world of bubbly...

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How To Embrace Rejection

Take a moment and think back to the last time you experienced rejection. Got it? I bet it didn't take too long. Most of us carry our rejections with us like a permanent tattoo. Whether we are denied a job, lose a potential client or get stood up by a date,...

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