December 5, 2023


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How to be a writer without giving up your full-time job

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In this article, Karan Bajaj, a writer who has his feet planted firmly in the corporate sector, explains how he keeps his head in the clouds:

How do you balance your day job with your art? From Kafka the insurance clerk to Lewis Carroll, the mathematics teacher, this question has tormented generations of artists. Here is my take from having both a reasonable corporate career (with P&G, BCG, Kraft and, now, a start-up, CMO) and a passionate writing life. My short answer after some years of internal struggle: having a solid day job is possible and in fact quite compatible with your artistic development. You just have to do things differently from others:

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