The Looking Glass: My Identity = My Job

Hello friends!

I hope the sun rays feel like smiles on your skin. I hope the spring air fills you with optimism. I hope you can hug your loved ones soon. Here’s the last month of essays-in-the-form-of-twitter-threads.

“My Identity = My Job”

Who tends to think this way? Why is it unhealthy? What are the actual regrets of the dying?

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Julie Zhuo @joulee

“You were at one company for nearly 14 years?!?!” Yes, I’d say. Here’s why: 1) I loved the people 2) I was continuously challenged and learning 3) The mission spoke to me 4) I felt deep loyalty But there was another big reason that was hard for me to admit then… (1/10)



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Julie Zhuo

Julie Zhuo


Building Sundial. Former Product Design VP @ FB. Author of The Making of a Manager Find me @joulee. I love people, nuance, and systems.