# 131: Blended Academics — Live Your Career Narrative

“How Nonlinear Careers Are Becoming the New Normal” (2017). The Atlantic.
  • Frithjof Bergmann: The inventor of “New Work” worked as a dish washer, farmer, boxer, harbor worker… before becoming a professor of philosophy.
  • Elinor Ostrom: She is known for her work on the “Tragedy of the Commons” and was the first woman to be awared the Nobel Prize of Economics in 2009. Before becoming a professor of economics, she studied political science and worked as a secretary and in other office jobs.

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.” — Steve Jobs

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