Why being able to wear multiple hats is essential in this and the coming eras.
For a long time, I felt vaguely ashamed of the “/”.
I have a hybrid career. I’m an actor/playwright/freelance writer – and I’m lucky to cobble together a living from all three. But something about saying that out loud at parties made me blush. It sounded, to my ears, a little bit flakey or unserious. The hybrid of three careers made me feel like I appeared un-invested, wishy-washy. It made me, uh, twitchy.
But then, I started noticing something. …