Category: Personal Experience

Often lost in thought, or lost in the woods. Sometimes both.

What am I doing with my life?

What the $#!% am I doing with my life?

Admit it, you’ve asked yourself this question before. “What the $#!% am I doing with my life?” Or you’ve asked someone else this question in the past. It’s the eternal struggle in our lives, thinking we have to have it all figured out all the time. The reality, however, is quite the opposite. Aside from…
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Alexander Titus Backpacking

Alex Titus may be shorter, but I’m more of an Alexander

When I was growing up, my parents had all kinds of stories about why they named me Alexander rather than simply Alex Titus. It ranged from all the likely explanations a parent would give. We wanted you to be like Alexander the Great… Or often a favorite… Our favorite show was Family Ties, so we…
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Alexander Titus Cliff Jumping

You should hire people who quit their jobs to travel the world

Career advisors, whether it’s a person, a book, or a blog, often advise people against “gaps” in their resume. The common wisdom is that employers don’t like to see breaks in job history because it sends a bad signal to the company. In reality, however, the best thing you can do for your company is…
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