The Skojec File

Steve Skojec
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Created 31 Aug 2020
  • Midlife Crises & Changing Work: Gen-X, Once Again, Must Adapt to Survive
    28 Apr 2021 • 16 min read • 3 4
    These days, I’m being more intentional about trimming the weeds out of my inbox. Too many emails is tantamount to too much noise, and when its noisy, the voices actually I want to hear are drowned out...
  • Languishing vs. Non-Time & Flow
    23 Apr 2021 • 9 min read • 6 5
    A brief housekeeping note before I get into the meat of what I want to talk about today: you may have noticed, but the comments got moved to the “subscribers-only” column of features for this Substack...
  • The Elusivity of Fulfillment, Part II: Some Practical Steps Towards Purpose
    19 Apr 2021 • 24 min read • 8 0
    Subscribe now In the first part of this reflection, I walked you through what I discovered when I asked myself the question, “When was the last time you felt fulfilled?” As I worked through the proces...
  • The Elusivity of Fulfillment
    16 Apr 2021 • 9 min read • 8 7
    Subscribe now “When was the last time you felt really fulfilled? When your life felt meaningful and rewarding, or aligned with some deeper purpose of motivation? Take a moment to really think about th...
  • The Problem With Shame
    11 Apr 2021 • 10 min read • 3 6
    Subscribe now Today, the TED Talks Twitter account tweeted this snippet of a talk from Brené Brown on shame. Brown is a shame researcher and the author of several books on the topic: TED Talks @TEDTal...
  • Is Working From Home Why You're Down in the Dumps?
    07 Apr 2021 • 13 min read • 8 7
    Today I was browsing through content I’ve saved in Pocket, which is the app I use to curate articles of interest for later reference. (If you don’t have the app, I recommend it; I have the paid versio...
  • A Little Update From TSF
    06 Apr 2021 • 6 min read • 3 0
    A couple of quick housekeeping notes, party people. First, I’ve changed the name from the uber-generic “Steve’s Newsletter” to “The Skojec File.” I also put together a quick little logo, like I do: No...
  • Is This Thing On?
    28 Mar 2021 • 14 min read • 22 32
    Every couple of days, a notification that I’ve got a new Substack subscriber hits my inbox. Just a little message telling me that someone, somehow, came across something telling them that I’ve got an ...
  • Why It's Not Delusional To Suspect Voter Fraud
    09 Nov 2020 • 10 min read • 5 2
    If you like this post, please subscribe to my Substack right here: Subscribe now I wasn’t planning on writing this this morning, but I’ve had quite enough gaslighting, thanks very much. I received a D...
  • Punching Clouds: The Escalating War Against Meaning
    06 Nov 2020 • 12 min read • 3 6
    It's time, if you'll forgive me, for a little stream of consciousness. I'm in a weird place. Maybe you are too. I'm also a little frustrated with the fact that my thoughts are moving more and more to ...
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