Joe Choi

Bio

Joe Choi is a contributing writer based in Central Florida. He’s not doing anything related to what he studied in college. He’s the author of 5 books. Connect with him at his blog: fescuefairways.com. Or follow him on twitter @jchoi007.

5 Reasons Why It's Best To Say Goodbye To The Hookup Who Now Just Wants To Be Friends

By Joe Choi
Imagine the following scenario: You finally meet someone you like. Then, after a few dates, just when you think everything is going amazingly, he or she says, “Let’s just be friends.” You feel slightly disappointed, but since you’re so enamored with…

Don't See Problems, See Solutions: 6 Ways Troubles At Work Can Become Opportunities

By Joe Choi
Every place I’ve ever worked had its own problems. Sometimes it was a difficult person, sometimes it was being understaffed and sometimes it was outdated technology that made things less efficient than they should be. I realized that a job free of…

6 Ways You'll Know When You've Stumbled Upon Your True Passion

By Joe Choi
First off, this isn’t an article about how you should follow your passion or anything like that. Actually, many people don’t know what their passion is. Your passion is simply something you enjoy doing because hopefully, you’re good at. Don’t say…

5 Very Specific And Extremely Common Mistakes We're All Guilty Of Making

By Joe Choi
I have a lot of bad habits -- we all do. Lately, however, I’ve noticed five specific bad habits of which so many of us are guilty. We must stop doing the following five things: 1. Not spending 0.99 on smartphone app. I closed out of the App Store on…

12 Biggest Myths About Your 20s You Need To Unlearn Before You Can Grow

By Joe Choi
“You’ll be 30 and still living at home with your parents,” one of the older janitors said to me as he took a drag from his cigarette. I was 17 at the time, working as a part-time janitor at a local school; we were taking a break. I couldn’t tell if…

6 Ways Too Much Education, Knowledge And Information Can Hurt You

By Joe Choi
So, you’ve graduated from college and maybe even gone on to get a graduate degree. To top it all off, there’s so much information and knowledge at your fingertips because of the Internet. Sounds like a great situation, right? After all, knowledge is…

What Are You Waiting For?: 10 Definite Signs That You're On The Brink Of Change

By Joe Choi
My boss yelled at me at least once a week. If it wasn’t my direct boss, it was my boss’s boss. I shared an office with three other people who were also subjected to the yelling. People screamed and threw each other under the bus just about every day…

Dear Interviewers: We Don't Know What 5 Years Will Bring, So Will You Please Stop Asking?

By Joe Choi
Dear Interviewer, I get it; I used to be an obsessive planner. I made spreadsheets and planned different career paths and scenarios I could take after college. I went into so much detail that I even wrote out specific companies and graduate school…

7 Ways To Acquire Real World Skills During Your College Years

By Joe Choi
Recently, I found myself at a conference table saying, “I majored in agricultural economics because I wanted to do international development and now I’m not doing anything related to it whatsoever.” Everyone in the room chuckled, and most people…

10 Thoughts Everyone Has When Starting Their First 'Real' Job

By Joe Choi
Congratulations! You’ve finally graduated and paid your dues. If you were smart, you already have an offer lined up after killing it at an internship. Or, if you procrastinated like I did, you learned about the harsh reality of hearing back after…