Work-From-Home Challenge: Giving Up Sneakers


Back in 2008, I enrolled in a screenwriting class during my senior year of college. One afternoon we hosted a guest writer who came to workshop our student scripts, and he divulged a ritual that’s stuck with me for the past 12 years. Every morning at precisely 4:30 a.m. his alarm would sound off. He’d wake, brew coffee, slip into his “uniform,” and write for two hours. Aside from the slightly startling notion of rising before the sun every day, the detail that stood out to me most was the theory that his clothing mattered — what he wore influenced his mental aptitude for doing good work. It was an integral part of the daily routine.

Fast forward to 2020, and this anecdote resonates. Two years ago I took the plunge that many millennials have taken before me: I decided to go freelance. I had worked in an office for eight years and craved flexibility. I wanted to…

Continue Reading to the Source


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here