Friday, June 19th, 2009
The idea that you can learn a lot from listening to others tell stories and share their experiences may be far from a new idea (and one that we at SMITH can definitely get behind), but the fact remains that, in a world of full of unique people, we can be each other’s best teachers if we are willing to share with and listen to one another. This idea is the basis for Now You Know What It’s Like, an online project that aims to give readers a place to share how their job or other current situation has influenced them and what they learned from it. Described on their website as, “a project which explores how our occupations, passions and life experiences make us think differently,” NYKWIL is a great place to go if you’re looking to pick up or dish out some fresh perspective on life.
Submissions can come in the form of text, audio, picture, or video as long as they provide insight into how your job or other experience has influenced your view of the world. And if you’re interested but aren’t quite sure what to write about, check out their suggested examples of previous entries from contributors Cool Papa Bell and Fiasco da Gama.